|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. A large drinking vessel or its contents.
2. A great quantity.
ETYMOLOGY:Perhaps after Joram, a character in the Old Testament, who took vessels of silver, gold, and brass to King David. Earliest documented use: 1730.
USAGE:"He sought for more liquor, found it, and poured himself a big jorum."
J. Allan Dunn; Rimrock Trail; Doubleday; 1921.
See more usage examples of jorum in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:My wife and I were happy for 20 years. Then we met. -Rodney Dangerfield, comedian (1921-2004)
Contribute | Advertise
© 2014 Wordsmith