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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GLOM

That one to ‘glom’ all the land between Willow Creek and the mountain.

"Glom a shovel for me and get an ax and pick and I'll be right with you," Angus told him.

I'll go as far as the next man and we'll glom that black coral if we have to slaughter every man, woman, and child on the island.

WORD ORIGIN

1907, glahm "grab, snatch, steal," American English underworld slang, from Scottish glaum (1715), apparently from Gaelic glam "to handle awkwardly, grab voraciously, devour." Sense of "look at, watch" (1945) apparently is derived from the same source. Related: Glommed; glomming.

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