alarm, alarum, 'larm, 'larum (n.) Old form(s): larum
alarm, agitation, excited feeling
1H6 V.v.85[King to all] I feel ... / Such fierce alarums both of hope and fear
Ham II.ii.507[First Player to all, of the Queen] for a robe ... / A blanket in the alarm of fear caught up
MW III.v.67[Falstaff to Ford as Brook, of Ford] dwelling in a continual 'larum of jealousy
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