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n. 1 (context African American Vernacular English English) An elderly woman. 2 A title of respect for an elderly woman


An Mám (anglicized as Maum) is a village in County Galway, Ireland. Its name is Irish for "the pass".

Usage examples of "maum".

I heard Maum Patty scold you yesterday for letting Jip bite it and snip out a piece.

Crouching low before the witch-fire of Maum Ysbel, there had been poured into her ears enough of misery to last through a whole cycle, the price of barter having been a coveted china cup.