Word Origin for mumchance
Examples from the Web for mumchance
Mumchance (WH286,a), a game of hazard with cards or dice: see Nares.
Passage and Novem were games at dice, and mumchance one at cards.A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 12 (of 15)|Robert Dodsley
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
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|Frank Barrett