alarm, alarum, 'larm, 'larum (n.) 3
disturbance, turbulence, trouble, loud noise
R2 I.i.205 [King Richard to Lord Marshal] command our officers-at-arms / Be ready to direct these home alarms
TS I.i.126 [Hortensio to Gremio, of Katherina] Though it pass your patience and mine to endure her loud alarums
TS I.ii.204 [Petruchio to Gremio] Have I not in a pitched battle heard / Loud 'larums

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