Abraham's barm

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

Abraham's barm (uncountable)

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 7