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Definition of lam verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lam

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verb
BrE BrE//læm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//læm//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lam
BrE BrE//læm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//læm//
 
he / she / it lams
BrE BrE//læmz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//læmz//
 
past simple lammed
BrE BrE//læmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//læmd//
 
past participle lammed
BrE BrE//læmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//læmd//
 
-ing form lamming
BrE BrE//ˈlæmɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæmɪŋ//
 
 
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(lamming, lammed) Word Originverb late 16th cent.: perhaps of Scandinavian origin and related to Norwegian and Danish lamme ‘paralyse’. Phrasal Verbslam into somebody

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