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lam (LAM) (noun)
A sudden or hurried departure often associated with being in conflict with the law: The radio announced that two convicts were on the lam from the local jail.
lamb (LAM) (noun)
1. A young sheep typically less than one year old: The baby lamb was bleating repeatedly, trying to find its mother.
2. A favorite or vulnerable individual: Jack's aunt is a perfect lamb and she will do just about anything for him.
lamb (LAM) (verb)
Giving birth to baby sheep: The shepherd stayed with the flock of ewes when it was time to lamb in case there might be any difficulties.

To celebrate the return of Trisha's nephew from his two week lam, or fast departure from home, her uncle decided to have a fete and to roast some lamb on the BBQ (BarBeQue).

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lame (LAYM) (adjective)
1. Disabled so that movement, especially walking, is difficult or impossible: Being lame from the accident, Bonita had to step carefully with a cane.

A lame wing kept the bird from flying.

2. Weak and ineffectual; unsatisfactory: Dale made a lame attempt to apologize for his slanderous remarks.

Aurora had some lame excuses for not arriving on time.

lamé (la MAY) (noun)
A brocaded fabric woven with metallic threads, often of gold or silver: Mildred wore a very fancy dress made of lamé to the dance.

Trina's elegant gown sewn with lamé was designed to minimize the fact that she was lame in one leg and had a slight limp.