from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete form of humble.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Bumblebee and hop are the same word humle in Norwegian, and "surrete" has a lot of connotations not too far from "confused", in addition of being the bzzzzing of the bumblebees.

    Den surrete humle "Blackmail" and "The (Bitter) End"

  • The reason given is that the name Dumbledore comes from a British dialect word for "bumblebee," and humle is Norwegian for "bumblebee," while snurr means "to whirr."

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  • In my humle opinion, this is why Chicago will never change because Chicagoans are not savvy people. - News

  • Med humle brygges mjödet, ej blott med honung; lägg stål i svärd och allvar i leken, konung!

    Fritiofs Saga

  • I gat the humle-cow, that's the best in the byre, frae black Frank Inglis and Sergeant Bothwell, for ten pund

    Old Mortality, Complete

  • In my humle opinion and the opinion of the educated majority, much of what is already copyrighted is unfortunately abused and put out on the market for ambitious interests and wrongly proffitted sales.

    The Pirate Bay - Blog

  • I gat the humle-cow, that’s the best in the byre, frae black Frank Inglis and Sergeant

    Old Mortality


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