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Spume from the crested breakers at her wallowing bow salted the rain on his dripping face.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Away to the west a few miles distant a fierce wind was blowing snow like fine spume over the brink of the cliffs.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
His jewels glimmered for a moment, his dog ran low, struggling with difficulty through the spume of cloud.
SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
The tang of the sea spume, of the salt-laden spray was on our lips; the songs of youth were in our hearts.
THE PIRATE OF PANAMAWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Ahead, tossing a mane of smoke and a spume of spark, reveled the demoniac spirit of Fire.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
A gust of wind and a flurry of spume entered, striking him in the face like a cold plunge.
THE OCEAN WIRELESS BOYS AND THE LOST LINERWILBUR LAWTON
On these wooden rejectamenta "a certaine spume or froth" grows, according to Gerard.
YOUNG FOLKS' LIBRARY, VOLUME XI (OF 20)VARIOUS
This spume "in time breedeth unto certaine shels, in shape like those of the muskle, but sharper pointed, and of a whitish color."
YOUNG FOLKS' LIBRARY, VOLUME XI (OF 20)VARIOUS
She rocked and jumped, and the spume flew over her gunwale in an intermittent shower.
WYN'S CAMPING DAYSAMY BELL MARLOWE
At last she got out of reach of the angry gray water, though spume still deluged her.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MARCH, 1931VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SPUME

  • algae
  • crust
  • dross
  • film
  • froth
  • residue
  • scruff
  • spume
  • waste
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