Definition of Humhum

1. an East Indian cotton cloth [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humhum

humerals
humeri
humeroperoneal
humeroradial
humeroradial articulation
humeroradial joint
humeroscapular
humeroulnar
humeroulnar head of flexor digitorum superficialis muscle
humeroulnar joint
humerus
humf
humfed
humfing
humfs
humhum (current term)
humhums
humic
humic acid
humic acids
humic shale
humic substance
humicolous
humicubation
humicubations
humid
humid heat
humid heats
humid tetter
humider

Literary usage of Humhum

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1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1820 I can foresee the time when our fine twilled linen shall be as much superior to the bleach rotted linen imported, or the sleazy humhum, as they are to ..."

2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"... or the sleazy humhum, as they are to a cobweb.—Mass. Spy, Jan. 5. 1839 [Dudley Marvin, of the bar of Western New York], was ingenious in ..."

3. The American Homœopathic Pharmacopœia by Boericke & Tafel (1883)
"... if necessary, the galvanic reduction of the metal is effected by the addition of zinc, and the whole process is followed up as given under humhum. ..."

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