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alarum


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alarum  \A*lar"um\  (?;  277),  n.  [OE.  alarom,  the  same  word  as 
  alarm,  n.] 
  See  {Alarm}.  [Now  Poetic] 
 
  Note:  The  variant  form  alarum  is  now  commonly  restricted  to 
  an  alarm  signal  or  the  mechanism  to  sound  an  alarm  (as 
  in  an  alarm  clock.) 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  alarum 
  n  :  an  automatic  signal  (usually  a  sound)  warning  of  danger 
  [syn:  {alarm},  {alert},  {warning  signal}] 




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