ramstam

ramstam

[ram-stam] Scot. and North England.
adjective
1.
obstinate; headstrong.
noun
2.
a stubborn or thoughtless person.

Origin:
1780–90; perhaps rhyming compound based on ram1 and stamp

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ramstam (ˈræmˈstæm)
 
adv
1.  headlong; hastily
 
adj
2.  headlong; precipitate
 
[C18: perhaps from ram + dialect stam to stamp]

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