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- Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)m
- (transitive, archaic) To charm; fascinate; hold by a charm or spell.
- 1851, Herman Melville, chapter 135, in Moby-Dick:
- Ahab knew that the whale had sounded; but intending to be near him at the next rising, he held on his way a little sideways from the vessel; the becharmed crew maintaining the profoundest silence, as the head-bent waves hammered and hammered against the opposing bow.