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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of mum.

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Examples

  • To this the other, Billi with the Boule, who had mummed and mauled up to that (for he was hesitency carried to excelcism) rather amusedly replied: Woowoo would you be grossly surprised, Hill, to learn that, as it so happens, I honestly have not such a thing as the loo, as the least chance of

    Finnegans Wake

  • He saw the rags rise higher and higher above him until at last they tumbled upon the floor from the body of a naked man -- a thin, a bony, a hideous caricature of man, that mouthed and mummed and, wabbling upon its weak and shaking legs, crumpled to the floor again, still laughing -- laughing horribly.

    Out of Time's Abyss

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