- (n. sing. & pl.) Anything given gratuitously to relieve the poor, as money, food, or clothing; a gift of charity.
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Definitions for: LAMS
- Give a thrashing to; beat hard
- Flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
- A rapid escape (as by criminals); "the thieves made a clean getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam"
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- (n.) Psalm.
- (v. t.) To shut with force and a loud noise; to bang; as, he slammed the door.
- (v. t.) To put in or on some place with force and loud noise; -- usually with down; as, to slam a trunk down on the pavement.
- (v. t.) To strike with some implement with force; hence, to beat or cuff.
- (v. t.) To strike down; to slaughter.
- (v. t.) To defeat (opponents at cards) by winning all the tricks of a deal or a hand.
- (v. i.) To come or swing against something, or to shut, with sudden force so as to produce a shock and noise; as, a door or shutter slams.
- (n.) The act of one who, or that which, slams.
- (n.) The shock and noise produced in slamming.
- (n.) Winning all the tricks of a deal.
- (n.) The refuse of alum works.