tum

tum

[tuhm]
verb (used with object), tummed, tumming.
to tease (wool) in the preliminary carding operation, or to open out the fibers prior to carding.

Origin:
1605–15; origin uncertain

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tum (tʌm)
 
n
an informal or childish word for stomach

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