- silent; struck dumb
Word Origin for mumchance
Examples from the Web for mumchance
Historical Examples of mumchance
Passage and Novem were games at dice, and mumchance one at cards.
Tell her so, for she sits there mumchance, and obliges me to find more inventions than three authors for one piece.Scenes from a Courtesan's Life
Honore de Balzac
Mumchance (WH286,a), a game of hazard with cards or dice: see Nares.
So we continued our way; he one side of my lady chatting and smiling, and I on the other glum and mumchance.The Admirable Lady Biddy Fane