Definition of Stummed
1. stum [v] - See also: stum
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Literary usage of Stummed
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1. The poetical works and other writings of John Keats, ed. by H.B. Forman by John Keats (1883)
"Do oblige me by exerting yourself in this case for me. Perhaps Mr. Bailey may also feel interest. Remember me to him." 1 This word is certainly stummed in ..."
2. A Digested Abridgment, and Comparative View, of the Statute Law of England by Joseph Gabbett (1812)
"Jsh wines, cider, perry, stummed wine, vitriol, honey, inc. ut supra , and no merchant, &.c. ul supra, shali mingle or utter any Rhenish wine mingled with ..."
3. The Cambrian Journal by Cambrian Institute, Tenby, Wales, Cambrian Institute (Tenby, Wales), Wales Cambrian Institute (Tenby (1859)
"To save water from running to waste is to " vang" it; to smother, is to " stum"—(mad people are generally supposed, in Pembrokeshire, to be "stummed;") and ..."
4. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1811)
"... motives of actions is suspended, by die force of circumstances and the power of passion. The current of diis is not always to be stummed: by ..."
5. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"... and yet not scruple to drink stummed wine for fear of a fever. To which we reply, that the case is extremely different. Not one man in an hundred gets a ..."
6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1905)
"Again, in 1660, an Act was passed against the adulteration of wine with cider, perry, stummed wine (in which fermentation had been arrested), honey, sugar, ..."