lum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain.

Noun[edit]

lum (plural lums)

  1. (Scotland, northern England) A chimney.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Robert Burns to this entry?)
    • 1933, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Cloud Howe, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 277:
      they cleared the Manse and went up by the Mains, with the smell of the dung from its hot cattle-court, and the smell of the burning wood in its lums.
  2. (Scotland, northern England) A ventilating chimney over the shaft of a mine.
  3. (Scotland, northern England) A woody valley.
  4. (Scotland, northern England) A deep pool.

Anagrams[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

lum

  1. rafsi of lumci.

Novial[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

lum

  1. accusative of lu


Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin lumen.

Noun[edit]

lum m (plural lums)

  1. light
  2. light source, such as a lamp or bulb

See also[edit]


Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain; perhaps compare obsolete Welsh llumon (chimney).

Noun[edit]

lum (plural lums)

  1. chimney