Abraham's barm

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.bɹəˌhæms bɑɹm/, /ˈeɪ.bɹə.həms bɑɹm/

Proper noun[edit]

Abraham's barm

  1. (Christianity, obsolete) Synonym of Abraham's bosom [First attested prior to 1150.][1]


  1. ^ “Abraham's barm” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ↑ISBN, page 7.