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stum

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Pronunciation: /stʌm
 
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Definition of stum in English:

noun

[mass noun]

verb (stums, stumming, stummed)

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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'.

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