Definition of Gaumy

1. sticky [adj GAUMIER, GAUMIEST] - See also: sticky



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaumy

gaulter
gaulters
gaultheria
gaultheria oil
gaultherias
gaultherin
gaultite
gaults
gaum
gaumed
gaumier
gaumiest
gauming
gaumless
gaums
gaumy (current term)
gaun
gaunch
gaunched
gaunches
gaunching
gaunt
gaunted
gaunter
gauntest
gaunting
gauntlet
gauntlet bandage
gauntleted
gauntleting

Literary usage of Gaumy

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... Sylvia s Lovers, xv. gaumy (gà'mi), a. ... It shows Wilkie designing with admirable vigour, but the execution is vicious and gaumy. ..."

2. The Louisiana Historical Quarterly by Henry Plauché Dart, 1858- ed, John Dymond, d. 1922 ed, Louisiana Historical Society (1922)
"Attorney General Fleuriau reviews the affairs of late gaumy alias La Riviere, who died at Natchez while on business for the Company (contract of timber), ..."

3. Leicestershire Words, Phrases, and Proverbs by Arthur Benoni Evans (1881)
"gaumy, adj. gummy; sticky. Gaunt, adj. emaciated; cadaverous; reduced in strength as well as flesh; thin. " He looks as gaunt and pin'd as he that spent A ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... Sylvia s Lovers, xv. gaumy (gà'mi), a. ... It shows Wilkie designing with admirable vigour, but the execution is vicious and gaumy. ..."

5. The Louisiana Historical Quarterly by Henry Plauché Dart, 1858- ed, John Dymond, d. 1922 ed, Louisiana Historical Society (1922)
"Attorney General Fleuriau reviews the affairs of late gaumy alias La Riviere, who died at Natchez while on business for the Company (contract of timber), ..."

6. Leicestershire Words, Phrases, and Proverbs by Arthur Benoni Evans (1881)
"gaumy, adj. gummy; sticky. Gaunt, adj. emaciated; cadaverous; reduced in strength as well as flesh; thin. " He looks as gaunt and pin'd as he that spent A ..."

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