Definition of Gorms

1. gorm [v] - See also: gorm



Lexicographical Neighbors of Gorms

gormandized
gormandizer
gormandizers
gormandizes
gormandizing
gormands
gormanite
gormanites
gormed
gormier
gormiest
gorming
gormless
gormlessly
gormlessness
gorms (current term)
gormy
gornos
gorondou
goroon shell
goropism
goroutine
goroutines
gorp
gorped
gorping
gorps
gorry
gorse

Literary usage of Gorms

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

1. Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal by Scottish Mountaineering Club (1903)
"The " gorms " in general chock full of snow and new-fallen white sprinkled down to 3000 foot line. ... gorms just emerged from a week's thick drizzle. ..."

2. The cry of the children from the brickyards of England: a statement and by George Smith (1879)
"But besides carrying the above amount of clay 50 yards, they also do a great part of the work of carrying the made bricks to the ' hacks' and ' gorms. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1873)
"... and yet M. Pasteur has ventured to assert that the gorms of Bacteria are not destroyed in neutral or slightly alkaline fluids which have been merely ..."

4. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1900)
"He was even at that moment wiping his brow, which extended well back to the crown, innocent of hair.) "I am afraid," thought Mrs. gorms- leigh, ..."

5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1879)
"... full suit of tartan and cairn-gorms. the garb of old Gaul, which set off his shapely limbe, "you at my feet, and stooping to my hand I " "My own IDALIA! ..."

6. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1877)
"... rei^n is of course mythical; some give him quite a short reign ; others make two or three gorms. In short, we have hardly any.standing-ground in Danish ..."

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