Webster 1913 Edition
fām; akin to OHG. & G.
The white substance, consisting of an aggregation of bubbles, which is formed on the surface of liquids, or in the mouth of an animal, by violent agitation or fermentation; froth; spume; scum;
foamof the sea
in steam boilers, a cock at the water level, to blow off impurities.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To gather foam; to froth;
as, the billows.
foameth, and gnasheth with his teeth.
Mark ix. 18.
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.
To cause to foam;“Foaming out their own shame.”
as, to; also (with out), to throw out with rage or violence, as foam.
Webster 1828 Edition
Froth; spume; the substance which is formed on the surface of liquors by fermentation or violent agitation, consisting of bubbles.
1.To froth; to gather foam. The billows foam. A horse foams at the mouth when violently heated.
2.To be in a rage; to be violently agitated.
He foameth and gnasheth with his teeth. Mark 9.
Foaming out their own shame. Jude 13.