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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shalm n. See Shawm. [Obs.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shawm n.  Mus. A wind instrument of music, formerly in use, supposed to have resembled either the clarinet or the hautboy in form. [Written also shalm, shaum.]
    Even from the shrillest shaum unto the cornamute.   --Drayton.