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  • v. Present participle of gum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A disease in trees bearing stone-fruits, as cherries, plums, apricots, peaches, and almonds.
  • n. The treatment of the prepared and etched lithographic stone with gum-water, to cause the untouched portions to resist the ink. See lithography.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. ineffectual chewing (as if without teeth)


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