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Meaning of lam

lam

Pronunciation: (lam), [key]
— v., lammed, lam•ming.
—v.t.
  1. to beat; thrash.
—v.i.
  1. to beat; strike; thrash (usually fol. by out or into).

lam

Pronunciation: (lam), [key]
— n., v., lammed, lam•ming.
—n.
  1. a hasty escape; flight.
  2. escaping, fleeing, or hiding, esp. from the police: He's been on the lam ever since he escaped from jail.
  3. to flee or escape in great haste: The swindler took it on the lam and was never seen again.
—v.i.
  1. to run away quickly; escape; flee: I'm going to lam out of here as soon as I've finished.

lām

Pronunciation: (läm), [key]
  1. the 23rd letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Lam

Pronunciation: (läm, lam), [key]
  1. or1902–82, Cuban painter in Europe.

Lam.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Lamentations.

lam.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. laminated.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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