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 for alarum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Alarum \A*lar"um\ (?; 277), n. [OE. alarom, the same word as
     alarm, n.]
     See Alarm. [Now Poetic]
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: The variant form alarum is now commonly restricted to
           an alarm signal or the mechanism to sound an alarm (as
           in an alarm clock.)
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
           [syn: alarm, alert, warning signal, alarum]

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