Word Origin for lum
Examples from the Web for lum
The effectiveness of these pamphlets, and the awareness of its writers are apparent in one Lum digs up called “To Mothers.”
Lum is a fresh-faced recent graduate of Loyola Marymount, with dreadlocks and a tweed jacket.
“People are getting deep into their working groups,” Lum said.
One night in a raging storm the door of Captain Lum's cabin was thrown open, and a sailor appeared fresh from the water.Tales of the Chesapeake|George Alfred Townsend
A man who knew Jake's record in another county started a dark rumor which finally reached Lum and sent him after the daredevil.
Lumber, lum′bėr, n. anything cumbersome or useless: timber sawed or split for use.
So Lum sat where he was and waited for her to come back, and she knew he had been waiting as soon as she saw him.
"I wish I had your crust," he said to Mr. Lum in tones of frank admiration.The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon|Richard Connell