lamming lamming

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a rapid escape (as by criminals)
  2. (v) flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
  3. (v) give a thrashing to; beat hard

Usage(s):

  • Convict Stephenson, summoned to hear the decision, got his second chance (he was paroled in 1950, hauled back to prison shortly for lamming to Minnesota).

Quotes

  1. "For a long time, Tom Lamming has been doing double duty at Telstra as the key figure in our dramatic IT Transformation while also acting as CIO," Telstra chief executive Sol Trujillo said. "John is an immensely capable executive who has been...
    on Nov 5, 2008 By: Sol Trujillo Source: NEWS.com.au

  2. "I am very excited to see giants of our literature - Brathwaite, Derek Walcott, George Lamming (who spoke at our launch in Barbados), to name a few - prepared to engage and throw their weight behind our new fledgeling film industry. It is very...
    on Apr 19, 2010 By: Frances-Anne Solomon Source: Jamaica Gleaner

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