um

[ uhm, uhn, uh m, uhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF um
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Them ribbons don't keep her f'um rockin'; she's all through!

"Um," grunted the depot master, knocking the ashes from his cigar.

So fair a lady is meant for another kind of, um, never mind!

"Um," said the other man, as the tail-lights of the train grew small.

Um—a—oh—this new man we hear of—Monsieur Kashkine, of Moscow.

Encephalon -um: the brain, or that part of the head containing it.

Tentacular -um: retractile processes on the larvae of Lepidoptera.

Amazed at this, I asked what it meant, but the only explanation I could get was, “He like um oyster.”

I dare not keep him in the house with Um, nor with old Mata, neither, for she might poison him.

Tatsu would have defied him, outright, but Um's words remained with him.

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