from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state or characteristic of being foamy or frothy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being foamy; frothiness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Frothiness; the state of foaming or being foamy.
See spumescent. (Wiktionary)
Boys get the symbolism of that maddened pursuit, the White Whale’s infernal aforethought of ferocity, and all that spumescence.