Origin of brume
Examples from the Web for brumous
We slept on two seats in the smoker, and got to Weehawken in the brumous chill of a winter dawn—still wearing our tie.Plum Pudding|Christopher Morley
You can hear wild fowl calling far up in the brumous smother which hides the lift.Patsy|S. R. Crockett
But nobody has blown away from the matter its brumous encompassment and let in the light upon it It is very simple.The Shadow On The Dial, and Other Essays|Ambrose Bierce
The two men did not speak as the car rolled through the brumous night.The Unknown Quantity|Henry van Dyke
Word Origin for brume
"fog, mist," 1808, from French brume "fog" (14c.), in Old French, "wintertime," from Latin bruma "winter," perhaps with an original sense "season of the shortest day," from *brevima, contracted from brevissima, superlative of brevis "short" (see brief (adj.)).