- British an exclamation of surprise or dismay
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Lumme, that do bring the war 'ome to a bloke, don't it, miss?
"Lumme, if it ain't our sub-lootenant," exclaimed his benefactor.The Thick of the Fray at Zeebrugge
Percy F. Westerman
"Lumme," he said aloud to himself, "there's anuvver of 'em wiv knock-knees," and disillusionment cannot have been long delayed.
Seeing Coo bending over him, he said: "Lumme, I thought peace 'ad come at last, but it ain't—not wiv you 'ere."
When things calmed down another Cockney bawled out, "Lumme, that was a near one, Bill."