Definition of Ramstam
1. headlong [adj] - See also: headlong
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Literary usage of Ramstam
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"... ramstam, в. 1. A giddy forward person, ... ramstam'RAN, part. pr. ... the same with ramstam, qv; although immediately ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1824)
"Do you really think that I'm sic a ramstam gowk, as to bid you or ony man Sing the cloak away ere you have tried how it will clout ? ..."
3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"Royal Soc. p. 124. RAM-STAG. A gelded ram. South. ramstam. Thoughtless. North. RAN. (1) Force ; violence. North. (2) The hank of a string. West. ..."