Definition of dwam in English:

dwam

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noun

chiefly Scottish
A state of semi-consciousness or reverie: lying in bed, in the dwam before sleep he had brooded himself into a black dwam

Origin

early 16th century: from the Germanic base of dwell; compare with Middle Dutch dwelm 'stupefaction', also with Old English dwolma 'confusion'.

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