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tum

[ tuhm ]
/ tʌm /
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verb (used with object), tummed, tum·ming.
to tease (wool) in the preliminary carding operation, or to open out the fibers prior to carding.
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Origin of tum

First recorded in 1605–15; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for tum

tum
/ (tʌm) /

noun
an informal or childish word for stomach
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