alarm


alarm
\ \ [14] Alarm was originally a call to arms. It comes from the Old Italian phrase all’ armeto the weapons!’ This was lexicalized as the noun allarme, which was borrowed into Old French as alarme, and thence into English. The archaic variant alarum seems to have arisen from an emphatic rolling of the r accompanying a prolongation of the final syllable when the word was used as an exclamation.
\ \ Cf.ARM

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