Definition of Cooms

1. coom [v] - See also: coom

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cooms

coombs' reaction
coombs' test
cooms (current term)
coon's age
coon-skin cap
coon-skin caps
coon-skin hat
coon-skin hats
coon bear
coon cat
coon cats
coon eyes
coon hound
coon hounds
coon it

Literary usage of Cooms

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. English Poetry (1170-1892) by John Matthews Manley, Manly, John Matthews, 1865-1940 (1907)
"... to fight, to struggle, to right the cooms of a gentleman burn: an' we boath on us Nay> but she aim'd not at glory, no lover of lass, , wrong — Woa then, ..."

2. British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge by Curtis Hidden Page (1910)
"... I done moy duty boy 'urn, as I 'a done bad un, shea. "Siver, I kep 'urn, I kep 'urn, my lass, boy the lond. But Parson a cooms an' a goas, ..."

3. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"... •Wad 'ye lahk me t' knoll t' bell a bit, while t' clerk cooms?' that ¡5, until the clerk comes. ..."

4. Vital Records of Lincoln, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 by Lincoln, Mass, Lincoln (Mass, Lincoln (Mass.) (1908)
"Martha Green [Green, crossed out], d. Capt. Abraham and Patty, Jan. 5, 1803. William, s. Capt. Abraham and Patty, Feb. 23, 1806. COOMBS (see cooms) ..."

5. Ice Or Water: Another Appeal to Induction from the Scholastic Methods of by Henry Hoyle Howorth (1905)
"Rain (and I may add streams) cannot keep up a uniform abrasion of the sides of cooms so as to preserve their curvilinearity. The springs which sometimes ..."

6. Valleys and Their Relation to Fissures, Fractures, and Faults by George Henry Kinahan (1875)
"One thing remarkable about these cooms in the hills is, that although exposed ... In the hills, west of Lough Inagh, the floors of the cooms slope outwards ..."

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