Definition of 'lam'
a rapid escape (as by criminals); "the thieves made a clean getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam"
flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
head for the hills
take to the woods
fly the coop
give a thrashing to; beat hard
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