Definition of Stumming
1. stum [v] - See also: stum
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Literary usage of Stumming
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Encyclopædia of Domestic Economy by Thomas Webster, William Parkes (1855)
"For strong dry cider no stumming must be employed, but the cask, being filled to within an inch of the ... Another remedy is the stumming described above. ..."
2. The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical by John Britton, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris, Edward Wedlake Brayley (1805)
"When bottled in this state, it may be kept to ahnost any * The method of stumming is as follows : " Matches, made of thick linen cloth, about ten inches ..."
3. The American Orchardist, Or, A Practical Treatise on the Culture and by James Thacher (1822)
"If this cannot be readily brought about, they have recourse to stumming. stumming is burning matches covered with sulphur within the cask. ..."
4. The American Orchardist: Or, A Practical Treatise on the Culture and by James Thacher (1822)
"stumming is burning matches covered with sulphur within the cask. The match is let down into the cask lighted, and the cask is thus filled with the fumes of ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"A. ong the precautions used to prevent excessive fermentation is stumming, which is fuming the cask with burning sulphur. This is done by burning a rag ..."
6. The poetical works of Thomas Moore by Thomas Moore (1827)
"... Toar Priests, whale er their gentle stumming, Have always had a taste for damning) ; Ли«! many more such pious ..."