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Malm \Malm\, Malmbrick \Malm"brick`\, n. [Cf. AS. mealm sand.] A kind of brick of a light brown or yellowish color, made of sand, clay, and chalk.


n. 1 A soft, crumbly, chalky, grayish limestone. 2 An artificial mixture or chalk, clay, and sand, from which bricks are made. The resulting bricks have a light brown or yellowish color.


is a former municipality, a village, and the administrative centre of the municipality of Verran in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. Malm is located along the Trondheimsfjord, about a drive west from the town of Steinkjer. The village of Malm has a population (2013) of 1,556. The population density of Malm is . The Malm area was also a separate municipality for about 50 years. Malm Church is located in this village and serves as the main church for the parish.

Malm (surname)

Malm is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • August Wilhelm Malm (1821–1882), Swedish biologist
  • Esko Malm (born 1940), Finnish footballer and football manager
  • Peter Malm (1800–1868), Finnish ship owner
  • Otto Malm (1838–1898), Finnish shipowner (son of Peter Malm)

Usage examples of "malm".

As they came nearer I could see that they were all Malms, pale-skinned, long-nosed, and dark-eyed.

A trumpet blast came from the walls, and the Malms who were still outside cheered to hear it and fought harder, if anything.

I felt we had been ready so long that the sortie would never happen and we would remain there until the Malms started to get hungry.

I told ap Selevan to keep the rest ready at the stable doors and to kill the Malms if they made any attempt to break out.

It is too hot, and the Malms there are mostly fiery of temper and care little about making things and much about destroying them.