lumme

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Lor' lumme, a corruption of Lord love me. Compare gimme.

Interjection[edit]

lumme!

  1. (UK, dated) Expressing surprise.
    • 1920, Herman Cyril McNeile, Bulldog Drummond Chapter 2
      In a spasm of uncontrollable excitement James sucked his teeth. "Lumme, it wouldn't 'alf go on the movies, would it?" he remarked. "Better than them Red Indians and things."

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Finnish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lumme

  1. water lily (a flower of the genus Nymphaea)

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