Crossword clues for aam
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Aam \Aam\ ([add]m or [aum]m), n. [D. aam, fr. LL. ama; cf. L. hama a water bucket, Gr. ?] A Dutch and German measure of liquids, varying in different cities, being at Amsterdam about 41 wine gallons, at Antwerp 361/2, at Hamburg 383/4. [Written also Aum and Awm.] [1913 Webster] ||
n. (context historical English) A Dutch and German measure of liquids, used in England for Rhine wine, varying in different cities, being at Amsterdam about 41 wine gallons, at Antwerp 36½(,) and at Hamburg 38¼. (first attested around 1350 to 1470)
Aam is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is located in the municipality of Overbetuwe, about 1 km east of the town of Elst.
Usage examples of "aam".
Where the coast turned eastward toward Sormiou—where she had cavorted with Aam long ago, where his large cloven hooves and her dainty ones had stirred the leaves as they danced—the sun was high overhead, because it was only weeks to the solstice.