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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lam /ˈlæm/
 (v.)鞭打,斥責;逃走,潛逃,逃亡

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lam v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lammed p. pr. & vb. n. Lamming.]  To beat soundly; to thrash. [Obs. or Low]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 lam
      n : a rapid escape (as by criminals); "the thieves made a clean
          getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam"
          [syn: getaway]
      v 1: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this
           man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police
           showed up" [syn: run, scarper, turn tail, run
           away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take
           to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away]
      2: give a thrashing to; beat hard [syn: thrash, thresh, flail]
      [also: lamming, lammed]