Common sense or basic intelligence, i.e. what you are lacking if you are gormless. Typically heard in the phrase "use your gorm". (Northern English)

Gorm (?), n.

Axle grease. See Gome.

[Prov. Eng.]

 

© Webster 1913.


Gorm, v. t.

To daub, as the hands or clothing, with gorm; to daub with anything sticky.

[Prov. Eng.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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