Definition of Pumie

1. a pebble [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pumie

pumicates
pumicating
pumice
pumice stone
pumice stones
pumiced
pumicelike
pumiceous
pumicer
pumicers
pumices
pumiciform
pumicing
pumicite
pumicites
pumie (current term)
pumies
pummace
pummel
pummeled
pummeler
pummelers
pummeling
pummelings
pummelled
pummeller
pummellers
pummelling
pummellings
pummelo

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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