Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Middle English form of plumb.

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Examples

  • The sign on the back of the old truck says "(ride) in complete security ... with Michelin tires". sans plomb (sahn plom) noun

    French Word-A-Day:

  • The sign on the back of the old truck says "(ride) in complete security ... with Michelin tires". sans plomb (sahn plom) noun

    sans plomb - French Word-A-Day

  • The sign on the back of the old truck says "(ride) in complete security ... with Michelin tires". sans plomb (sahn plom) noun

    French Word-A-Day:

  • The sign on the back of the old truck says "(ride) in complete security ... with Michelin tires". sans plomb (sahn plom) noun

    French Word-A-Day:

  • GARRISON KEILLOR (singing): We'd like to know why it is so that certain diesels must be slow and twack and thrum and plom and hum and clatter clat.

    CNN Transcript Apr 29, 2005

  • The dull boom of guns not excessive, though there's a frequent "plom! plom! plom!" of the Archies, and the sky is dotted with clusters of pretty little shrapnel clouds.

    Letters to Helen Impressions of an Artist on the Western Front

  • Comments (4) 4 Responses to “The Cape Schanck House by Jackson Clements Burrows” plom on 26 Jul 2008 at 5: 03 am # anyone else thinking about Villa Dall’Ava?

    The Cape Schanck House by Jackson Clements Burrows

  • English) _tournure_ could make her, "that 'we sell no such a ting,' but that she might have 'de cracker, de bun, de plom-cake, de spice gingerbread, de mutton and de mince pye, de crompet and de muffin, de gelée of de calves foot, and de apple dumplin.'

    The American Quarterly Review, No. 17, March 1831

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