from The Century Dictionary.
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- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
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'mummied' into adulthood not knowing about the world or how to care for themselves.
When fourscore years have bronz'd their mummied face,
I broke some ribs once—the doctor mummied me up in swirls of white, gauzy wrapping.
Kane toiled by day and by night, and between his stints he talked to the shriveled, mummied head of Goru, whose eyes, strangely enough, did not change in the blaze of the sun or the haunt of the moon, but retained their lifelike expression.
They raced past caves, and mummied monsters came lurching out of the dark, gibbering silently, to join in the pursuit.
Two appeared to carry unseemly loads across their backs, dangling under large opossum-skin cloaks, and it was evident that these were mummied bodies.
She carried in her hands a fine cloth, and in it, as well as I could make out, a heart that had been mummied, so parched and dried was it.
While we labored, two great torches flared upon the altar, propped against the idol; and long, flickering rays of light shot out to us across the mummied bodies of the dead Indians -- striking across their gleaming teeth, so that they seemed to smile at us -- from the huge blaze of the fire.
Antonio and I looked closely at their wrappings and noted the way in which their mummied forms had been ranged before this idol -- that certainly belonged to a primitive time -- the more were we inclined to believe that this weird sepulchre belonged to the very far back past.
Plow the plum orchard as soon as possible in order to turn under mummied plums, which are responsible for much of the primary infection of brown rot.
Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916 Embracing the Transactions of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society,Volume 44, from December 1, 1915, to December 1, 1916, Including the Twelve Numbers of "The Minnesota Horticulturist" for 1916