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Meaning of FLAM

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Flam\ (fl[a^]m), n. [Cf. AS. {fle['a]m}, {fl[=ae]m},
    flight. [root] 84 . Cf. {Flimflam}.]
    A freak or whim; also, a falsehood; a lie; an illusory
    pretext; deception; delusion. [Obs.]
          A perpetual abuse and flam upon posterity. --South.
  2. \Flam\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flammed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To deceive with a falsehood. [Obs.]
          God is not to be flammed off with lies.  --South.
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