mum-chance

Mum-chance

Mum"-chance`\, n. 1. A game of hazard played with cards in silence. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Decker.

2. A silent, stupid person. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
Webster's Revised

Mum-chance

Mum"-chance`\, a. Silent and idle. [Colloq.]

Boys can't sit mum-chance always. --J. H. Ewing.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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