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tum

transitive verb \ˈtəm\

Definition of tum

tummed

;

tummed

;

tumming

;

tums

  1. 1 :  to card (wool) as a preliminary to finer carding

  2. 2 :  to open or tease out (wool) before carding

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Origin and Etymology of tum

origin unknown


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tum

noun \"\

Definition of tum

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  the sound of a plucked string (as of a banjo)

  2. 2 :  the sound of a drum

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Origin and Etymology of tum

imitative


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tum

intransitive verb \"\

Definition of tum

tummed

;

tummed

;

tumming

;

tums

  1. :  to make a tum or tum-tum

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