verb (used with object), be·gummed, be·gum·ming.

to smear, soil, clog, etc., with or as if with gum or a gummy substance.

Origin of begum

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British Dictionary definitions for begummed



(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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