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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A rapid escape (as by criminals) v. - Give a thrashing to; Flee.

Usage examples (34)
  • After the expose he had to take it on the lam
  • The word lamé comes from the Old French for a thin plate of overlapping metal, as used in armor.
  • Turkish football coach and former player, Ertuğrul Sağlam is currently manager for Bursaspor club.
  • Most times, the journeys were undertaken in search of better opportunities; twice he was on the lam from the golfing authorities. for more
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