Definitions

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  • noun dated The state or condition of being a mummy; mummification.

Etymologies

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mummy +‎ -hood

Examples

  • Quitting her job to devote herself full-time to her family, Carole dove headlong into mummyhood.

    William and Kate

  • Quitting her job to devote herself full-time to her family, Carole dove headlong into mummyhood.

    William and Kate

  • Jupiter-Amon, used to lie on both banks of the Nile; the east for the living, the west for the dead and those who lived by catering for mummyhood.

    It Happened in Egypt

  • Lady Cecilia lets me call on her at twelve, and take her with me: and yet I grew tired of it, and shall not have patience to continue, but shall remain, I believe, in my mummyhood.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 4

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