coom


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coom

or coomb  (ko͞om)
n.
1. Variants of combe..
2. See cirque.
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coom

(kuːm) or

coomb

n
dialect chiefly Scot and Northern English waste material, such as dust from coal, grease from axles, etc
[C16 (meaning: soot): probably a variant of culm1]
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'No, sir, sure I ha' not coom for nowt o' th' kind.'
'I ha' coom,' Stephen began, raising his eyes from the floor, after a moment's consideration, 'to ask yo yor advice.
'I ha' coom to ask yo, sir, how I am to be ridded o' this woman.' Stephen infused a yet deeper gravity into the mixed expression of his attentive face.
Ye'd never coom near it 'gin you thried for twolve moonths.
I wont to do this neighbourly loike, and let them think thee's gotten awa' o' theeself, but if he cooms oot o' thot parlour awhiles theer't clearing off, he mun' have mercy on his oun boans, for I wean't.
Coom back as governess--you shall have it all your own way." She held out one hand.
"Th'ave coom to the noo groups, my lady, crowds of 'em.
to buy a pair of gloves, "Allong restay trankeel--may be ve coom
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He knocked on the frame of the duty office door, and said a strange, earth-rumbling noise like "COOM!" boomed out.
The approach depends on the virtual classroom, integrating e-learning system COOM with Facebook.
and [I] ha' made it my dyin' prayer that aw th' world may on'y coom toogether more, an' get a better unnerstan'in' o' one another" (267).