Glaum

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Glaum To grope with the hands, as in the dark. "Wha glaum'd at kingdoms three."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • glaum To grope or feel with the hands, as in the dark.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i., v.t Glaum gläm (Scot.) to grasp eagerly (with at).
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Etymol. uncertain

Usage

In literature:

As the man was so fussy and talkative they gave him a nickname and called him Glaum.
"Grettir The Strong" by Unknown
Hilda Glaum was of Swiss extraction, and something of a mystery.
"The Green Rust" by Edgar Wallace
Few get what they glaum at.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
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In news:

But others, like Russ Glaum, say politicians have a right to have a public and private job.
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