Meaning of gaum

gaum

Pronunciation: (gôm, gäm), [key]
— v.t. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. to smear or cover with a gummy, sticky substance (often fol. by up): My clothes were gaumed up from that axle grease.
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