- to smear, soil, clog, etc., with or as if with gum or a gummy substance.
Origin of begum2
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- (in Pakistan and certain other Muslim countries) a woman of high rank, esp the widow of a prince
Word Origin for begum
C18: from Urdu begam, from Turkish begim; see bey
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