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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Coom  \Coom\,  n.  [Cf.  G.  kahm  mold  gathered  on  liquids,  D.  kam, 
  Sw  kimr["o]k  pine  soot,  smoke  black,  Icel.  k[=a]m  grime, 
  film  of  dirt.] 
  Soot;  coal  dust;  refuse  matter,  as  the  dirty  grease  which 
  comes  from  axle  boxes,  or  the  refuse  at  the  mouth  of  an  oven. 
  --Phillips.  Bailey.