verb (used with object), spumed, spum·ing.
verb (used without object), spumed, spum·ing.
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Origin of spume
OTHER WORDS FROM spumespu·mous, spum·y, adjective
Words nearby spume
Example sentences from the Web for spume
His jewels glimmered for a moment, his dog ran low, struggling with difficulty through the spume of cloud.Sons and Lovers|David Herbert Lawrence
And Orestes answers: 'Yes, help me, take me in thy arms, and wipe away the spume that still clings about my mouth and eyes.The Gods are Athirst|Anatole France
Elliot and Holt left Kusiak in a spume of whirling, blinding snow.The Yukon Trail|William MacLeod Raine
The rollers broke upon most of these rocks, and the spume swirled in dirty froth upon the pebbly beach.A Republic Without a President and Other Stories|Herbert Ward
At the base of the dark declivities the combers were bursting, and the spume towered on the gale like grey smoke.Old Junk|H. M. Tomlinson