Definition of Gauming
1. gaum [v] - See also: gaum
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Literary usage of Gauming
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1882)
"Aye, I 've been gauming all the time ' [Iz' tu gao'h'min, noo ? Aey, Aa- bin- gao'h'min yaal' t taa'm]. ..."
2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"... and gauming a body so ! can't you keep your filthy hands to yourself ? Su-ifi, Polite Conversation, ii. ..."
3. A Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire by John Harland (1873)
"Aye, I 've been gauming all the time ' [Iz- tu gao-h'min, noo? Aey, A a- bin' gao'h'min yaal- t taa'm]. ..."
4. A Glossary of Words Pertaining to the Dialect of Mid-Yorshire: With Others by C. Clough Robinson (1876)
"Aye, I "ve been gauming all the time ' [Iz- tu gao'h'min, noo? Aey, Aa1 bin' gao'h'min yaal' t taa'm]. ..."
5. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"... and gauming up your victuals.—JM Bailey, ' They all Do It,' p. 22 (Bartlett). Mystic Red, The. See quotation. (Not mentioned in Harper's Encycl. of US ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"From this time forward they are called livery companies, " from now generally gauming a distinctive dress or livery." The origin of the Grocers' Company is ..."