Origin of lam; from Scand, as in Old Norse lemja, literally , to lame: see lame
Origin of lam; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps lam: compare slang beat it!
on the lam
take it on the lam
Origin of laméFr, laminated ; from lame: see lame
verblammed, lam·ming, lams Slang
Origin of lamProbably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse lemja, to cripple by beating, flog.
intransitive verblammed, lam·ming, lams
Origin of lamOrigin unknown.
- Used in the expression on the lam to mean that a person is fleeing law enforcement, possibly in hiding.
(third-person singular simple present lams, present participle lamming, simple past and past participle lammed)
From Old Norse lemja.
- The twenty-third letter of the Arabic alphabet, ﻝ. It is preceded by ك and followed by م.