Friday, August 02, 2013
Definitions for lam
- to beat; thrash.
- to beat; strike; thrash (usually followed by out or into).
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Citations for lam
Like kingpins, one steel tier lammed into another, then they all crashed to the floor with a sound as of the roof falling.
That was just before he lammed out—the time he knocked off that crumb from uptown. I remember once when Harry cut up a guy so bad, the guy couldn't walk.
Origin of lam
Lam likely finds its roots in the Old Norse lemja meaning "to lame." It entered English in the late 16th century.