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rummy

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a person who makes a habit of getting drunk
  • most mornings a dazed old rummy sits on the steps with a bottle in a paper bag

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The first known use of rummy was in 1828

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“Rummy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rummy. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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