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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Lam \Lam\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lammed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Lamming.] [Icel. lemja to beat, or lama to bruise, both fr.
lami, lama, lame. See Lame.]
To beat soundly; to thrash. [Obs. or Low] --Beau. & Fl.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a rapid escape (as by criminals); "the thieves made a clean
getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam"
[syn: getaway, lam]
v 1: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this
man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed
up" [syn: scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam,
run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills,
take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break
2: give a thrashing to; beat hard [syn: thrash, thresh,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
33 Moby Thesaurus words for "lam":
absquatulate, batter, beat, beat it, blow, breakout, decamp,
dog it, drub, duck and run, duck out, flight, getaway, hammer,
make off, paste, pelt, pound, powder, pummel, scape, scram,
skedaddle, skin out, skip, skip out, slip, split, take a powder,
take off, thrash, vamoose, wallop
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