Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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FOOM, n. Sc. variant of Eng. fume. See P.L.D. § 37. [føm] Sc. 1721  Ramsay Poems (S.T.S.) I. 13:
Some said it was the Pith of Broom That she stow'd in her Masking-loom, Which in our Heads rais'd sic a Foom.

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