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.

Origin of tum

First recorded in 1605–15; origin uncertain
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tum

/ (tʌm) /

noun

an informal or childish word for stomach
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