It is first found, in spite of the fume of the engines, in Howrah Station.
Fiorsen was standing at the window in a fume of cigarette smoke.
Put them upon a plate of iron, or of warmed copper: and if they fume not, it is a signe they are all deprived of their spirits.
Dumoulin was hot-blooded, noisy, unmethodical, always in a state of fuss and fume!
Mornay, would it not be sweet to leave all this fret and fume, and ride away to the green woods by Coarraze?'
We glare and fume and could gladly see them all maced in sunder with battle-axes.
In vain did the squire stamp, and fume, and demand to know what was the matter; his only answer was a fresh explosion of mirth.
They could only stand with lowered heads and fume and rumble.
And she went away, leaving him to fume under this indignity.
Yes, exit Stewie and enter somebody else for you fuss and fume about.
late 14c., from Old French fum "smoke, steam, vapor, breath," from Latin fumus "smoke, steam, fume" (source of Italian fumo, Spanish humo), from PIE *dheu- (cf. Sanskrit dhumah, Old Church Slavonic dymu, Lithuanian dumai, Old Prussian dumis "smoke," Middle Irish dumacha "fog," Greek thymos "spirit, mind, soul").
c.1400, "to fumigate," from Old French fumer, from Latin fumare "to smoke, steam," from fumus "smoke, steam, fume" (see fume (n.)). Figurative sense of "show anger" is first recorded 1520s. Related: Fumed; fumes; fuming.