Definition of Dumdums

1. Noun. (plural of dumdum) ¹



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Definition of Dumdums

1. dumdum [n] - See also: dumdum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dumdums

dumbo
dumbos
dumbphone
dumbphones
dumbs
dumbs down
dumbshow
dumbsize
dumbstruck
dumbwaiter
dumbwaiters
dumdum
dumdum bullet
dumdums (current term)
dumetose
dumfound
dumfounded
dumfounder
dumfoundered
dumfoundering
dumfounders
dumfounding
dumfounds
dumka
dumky
dummerer
dummerers
dummied

Literary usage of Dumdums

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1. The Proceedings of the Hague Peace Conferences: Translation of the Official by James Brown Scott (1920)
"Sir JOHN ARDAGH (England) said that there must be a misunderstanding, seeing that dumdums are balls like any other ordinary projectiles. ..."

2. Colours of War by Robert Edward Crozier Long (1915)
"We took the rifles to a quarry pit, and fired dumdums and explosives into a beam. The dumdums made a clean entry and a ragged exit; the explosives made a ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"... with the aeroplane, il Cur Opinion 59:252-3 O '15 High-speed bullets and dumdums. Sci Am S 79:304 My 8 '15 High speed bullets and what they do. ..."

4. Brave Belgians by Camille Buffin, Alice Hall Ward (1918)
"... was not long in replying with dumdums, destroying our embattlement over which were the upper sacks of the parapet. On the other side of the Yser in the ..."

5. Report of the Annual Lake Mohonk Conference on International Arbitration (1914)
"Even in the Balkan war, cholera and other preventable diseases killed more than shrapnel and dumdums and human butchers. This enemy is not to be conquered ..."

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