1. a hand.
|AS XIII:2 156/1: Glom, a hand.‘Aeroplane Factory English’|
|Dict. Service Sl. n.p.: gloms . . . hands.|
2. (also glaum) a look.
|Cabana Murders 240: While you’re there, I’ll have a glom at the bedroom.|
|Runyon à la Carte 27: Well, then I get a good glaum at the gee.|
3. (US, also glam, glaum) a grab, a snatch, an act of stealing.
|Stone Mad (1966) 136: When her back was turned he put out his hand an’ made a glaum at a piece.|
|Livin’ in Drumlister 77: The oul’ da limpin’ out wi’ the pitchfork, / An’ the frens makin’ glam for the girl.‘The Runaway’ in|