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 for lam
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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lam
      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
           away]
      2: give a thrashing to; beat hard [syn: thrash, thresh,
         lam, flail]

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
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  LAM
         Local Area Multicomputer (Parallel Computing)
         

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