from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To palm off by fraud.
  • v. To cheat at cards.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To palm off by fraud; to cheat at cards.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete form of palm.


See palm to cheat. (Wiktionary)


  • A quiet corner in the armpit or coin paumé of Marseilles.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • There's also the English expression "armpit of the universe," which in French translates to "le coin paumé" or "the middle of nowhere".

    French Word-A-Day:

  • It is observable of the participles of this language, that they are declined through the persons and numbers, in the same manner as verbs: thus, paumse-uh, I walking; paumse-an, thou walking; paumseet, he walking; paum - seauk, we walking; paumseauque, ye walking; paumse - cheek, they walking.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society


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