gorm


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gorm

 (gôrm)
n. Upper Southern US
Variant of gaum.

gorm

(ˈɡɔːm)
n
dialect Northern English a foolish person
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He comes to see you, along with Mas'r Davy, on the brightest night of your uncle's life as ever was or will be, Gorm the t'other one, and horroar for it
De Luain Gorm and jockey Gordon Gallagher have a spectacular fall during the John Smith's Fox Hunters' Chase at Aintree yesterday
The ridge and summits of Cairn Gorm and its neighbour Ben Macdui - at 1,309m the second-highest peak in Scotland - looked a little forbidding in this ferocious wind, so a short walk to Coire an t-Sneachda, one of Scotland's major ice-climbing areas, seemed more sensible.
This time, again with Antony Gorm ley's Another Place iron men as a dramatic backdrop, he will be joined by other animals including sheep, goats, donkeys and guinea pigs.
A character in the first novel, the "ironic" law student, Amon Gortis, serves as a link to the second novel, Laeselysten, which tells the strange story of how he came to be: Tyra Skonning, his mother, is so caught up in reading, so spellbound by the printed word--and world--that she is unaware of an intimate encounter with a spent novelist, Gorm Tisted (Gortis), that curiously leads to Amon's conception and birth.
Then a few miles away, at the top of Cairn Gorm, I got out of the new funicular train to the summit and ventured on to the viewing platform.
However, admittedly perfunctory research shows that Harold's Father, Gorm the Old, actually united Denmark.
This is an important win for us," said Gorm Gundersen, executive vice-president and head of ABB's oil, gas and petrochemicals division.
Shell blamed the fall in oil production on an explosion at its Gorm platform in Denmark, but City analysts hinted at more far-reaching problems.
Production in the Danish part of the North Sea is forecast to fall by 16% by 2011, due to an expected drop in production at the Dan, Gorm and Halfdan oil fields.