Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Producing smoke.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Producing smoke.

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  • adjective Producing smoke.

Etymologies

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Latin fumifer; fumus smoke + ferre to bear.

Examples

  • Brewer, that hopes to draw as much Drink from a quarter of this, as he does from pale or amber sorts: This Malt by some is thought to occasion the Gravel and Stone, besides what is commonly called the Heart-burn; and is by its steely nature less nourishing than the pale or amber Malts, being very much impregnated with the fiery fumiferous Particles of the

    The London and Country Brewer

Comments

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  • If I had a pet dragon, this would absolutely be its name.

    September 22, 2007

  • and 'fumi' would be a great nickname for a dragon :)

    September 22, 2007

  • brilliant!

    September 22, 2007

  • He/she could frolic in the autumn mist with Puff. ;-)

    September 23, 2007