Alarum Definition

ə-lärəm, -lăr-
noun
A warning or alarm, especially a call to arms.
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A call to arms.
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verb

(archaic) To sound alarums, to sound an alarm.

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Noun

Singular:
alarum
Plural:
alarums

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Origin of Alarum

  • From Middle English alarom, from Italian all'arme (“to arms, to the weapons”), from arma, armorum (“weapons”)

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English alarom variant of alarm alarm alarm

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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