1. A large drinking vessel or its contents.
2. A great quantity.
Perhaps after Joram, a character in the Old Testament, who took vessels of silver, gold, and brass to King David. Earliest documented use: 1730.
“He sought for more liquor, found it, and poured himself a big jorum.”
J. Allan Dunn; Rimrock Trail; Doubleday; 1921.
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