Definition of stum in English:

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stum

Pronunciation: /stʌm/

noun

[mass noun]

verb (stums, stumming, stummed)

[with object]
1Prevent or stop the fermentation of (wine) by fumigating a cask with burning sulphur.
2Renew the fermentation of (wine) by adding stum.

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Dutch stom (noun), stommen (verb), from stom 'dumb'.

Words that rhyme with stum

Qum become, benumb, Brum, bum, chum, crumb, drum, glum, gum, ho-hum, hum, Kara Kum, lum, mum, numb, plum, plumb, Rhum, rhumb, rum, scrum, scum, slum, some, strum, succumb, sum, swum, thrum, thumb, tum, yum-yum

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