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[ruhm-zee] /ˈrʌm zi/
James, 1743–92, U.S. engineer and inventor. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • You never saw anything half so sweet as that old halibut Rumsey.

    Peak and Prairie Anna Fuller
  • Miss Rumsey is of the earth earthy, but this one is of another race.

    Bristol Bells Emma Marshall
  • The next day West delivered himself, and Rumsey came in a day after him.

    The Town Leigh Hunt
  • Rumsey is a little haven towne, but hath most kinds of artificers in it.

  • Hill and Rumsey came next, and after them Masson and Pavelka.

    Flying for France James R. McConnell
  • Rumsey and myself are looking after are called the battle machines.

    Aircraft and Submarines Willis J. Abbot.
  • Rumsey: Yes; or, to be more accurate, I think it was nearer 200 than 250.

    Aircraft and Submarines Willis J. Abbot.
  • Rumsey: If they have 3000 we have 4000; that is, right on the line.

    Aircraft and Submarines Willis J. Abbot.
  • Rumsey's first effort was a copy of the old setting-pole idea.

    The Paths of Inland Commerce Archer B. Hulbert
  • Rumsey, on the opposite side of the river, is of smaller dimensions.

    The Boys of '61 Charles Carleton Coffin.

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