(dialectal) To pay attention to; take note of; notice.
(dialectal) To fear.
(dialectal, Northern England, Appalachian) To handle improperly.
Other Word Forms of Gaum
Origin of Gaum
Perhaps alteration of obsolete gome grease variant of coom soot, mixture of dirt and axle grease variant of culm
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Middle English *gomen, from the noun. See above.
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