Definition of Pumie
1. a pebble [n -S]
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Literary usage of Pumie
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1. The Works of Edmund Spenser by Edmund Spenser, John Payne Collier (1862)
"It is Angular that our dictionaries do not contain " pumie," though they have pumice. ... to ufe " pumie " merely for a ..."
2. A Jar of Honey from Mount Hybla by Leigh Hunt (1848)
"... and pumie-stones, are pumice-stones, a very light mineral. The fowler is considerate, and would not break the bird's head. This passage is one oi the ..."
3. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1844)
"So long I shott, that all was spent; Tim pumie stones I hastily hent. ... and pumie-stones, are /it/miee-stones, a very light mineral. ..."
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