rumbullion

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Noun[edit]

rumbullion (countable and uncountable, plural rumbullions)

  1. (obsolete) Rum, the spirit.
  2. (archaic, colloquial) A great tumult.
    • A. E. Coppard
      [] Rufus got hold of a gun and fired it off up chimney, and down come the soot, bushels of it! All over the room, and a chimney-pot burst and rattled down the tiles into a prambulator. What a rumbullion.

References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989