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[bih-guhm] /bɪˈgʌm/
verb (used with object), begummed, begumming.
1.
to smear, soil, clog, etc., with or as if with gum or a gummy substance.
Origin
be- + gum1
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begum

/ˈbeɪɡəm/
noun
1.
(in Pakistan and certain other Muslim countries) a woman of high rank, esp the widow of a prince
Word Origin
C18: from Urdu begam, from Turkish begim; see bey
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