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[vol-yoomd, -yuh md]
  1. consisting of a volume or volumes (usually used in combination): a many-volumed work.
  2. in volumes of rolling or rounded masses, as smoke.
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Origin of volumed

First recorded in 1590–1600; volume + -ed3
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Historical Examples of volumed

  • She looked scornfully, though also with some surprise, round the volumed walls.

    New Grub Street

    George Gissing

  • Man socially is at least a three volumed work: however much longer the James-like pen of destiny may extend him.

British Dictionary definitions for volumed


  1. (of literary works)
    1. consisting of or being in volumes
    2. (in combination)a three-volumed history
  2. rare having bulk or volume
  3. poetic forming a rounded mass
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