écumer

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Etymology[edit]

Old French escumer. More at écume.

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écumer

  1. (intransitive) to foam, foam up, froth, froth up
  2. (intransitive) to lather (as of a horse)
  3. (transitive) to unfoam, remove foam from
  4. (transitive) to take the scum off
  5. (transitive) to skim
  6. (figuratively) to scour (shops, etc., looking for something)

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