1. To gather foam; to froth; as, the billows foam. "He foameth, and gnasheth with his teeth." (Mark ix. 18)

2. To form foam, or become filled with foam; said of a steam boiler when the water is unduly agitated and frothy, as because of chemical action.

Origin: AS. F?man. See Foam, n.

(01 Mar 1998)

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