lookum

lookum

A small roof or penthouse used to shelter a wall crane, hoisting wheel, or the like.
References in periodicals archive ?
or by reanalysis of a following -??m/-??m as an integral part of the verb itself: lookum, keepum.
"Oh," said he, "I can tell good many ways." When I pressed him further, he answered, "Sometimes I lookum side-hill," and he glanced toward a high hill or mountain on the eastern shore, "great difference between the north and south, see where the sun has shone most.
Said he, "We come here lookum things, look all round; but come Sunday, lock up all that, and then Monday look again." He spoke of an Indian of his acquaintance who had been with some ministers to Ktaadn, and had told him how they conducted.