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Lum \Lum\ (l[u^]m), n. [W. llumon chimney, llum that shoots up or ends in a point.]

  1. A chimney. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

  2. A ventilating chimney over the shaft of a mine.

  3. A woody valley; also, a deep pool. [Prov. Eng.]


n. 1 (context Scotland northern England English) A chimney. 2 (context Scotland northern England English) A ventilating chimney over the shaft of a mine. 3 (context Scotland northern England English) A woody valley. 4 (context Scotland northern England English) A deep pool.


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Usage examples of "lum".

That man called from Manila and said he was returning your call and would try again and then there were two calls from a man who said his name was Charley Ming, but he was calling for somebody named Lum Lee.

Ricky was bringing out of Cambodia for an old Chinese man named Lum Lee?

Osa provided the name of the lieutenant and Lum Lee repeated it into the telephone.

Moon guessed he was a Malay, but Tung and Lum Lee were communicating in something that sounded like Chinese.

Moon came out of his sleep slowly this time, partly involved in a dream in which Gene Halsey and he were in a bar involved in some sort of disagreement with a military policeman and partly aware that Lum Lee was pushing on his shoulder.

Captain Teele and Lum Lee had bowed them out with smiles and good wishes, and they had climbed back down the stairway, with Mr.

As Moon watched, Lum Lee emerged from the door of the little Quonset hut that housed the R.

And then the entourage was moving, with Rice, Lum Lee, and two officers in front, and the APC coming along slowly behind them.

Moon and Lum Lee had skirted this almost impenetrable maze and found nothing downstream in the area Nguyen Nung had described.

Meanwhile, Osa, Lum Lee, and Nguyen Nung would wait here, keeping out of sight.

Osa was still sleeping curled on the bench and Lum Lee was studying the map spread across a rice sack on the floor.

It was a bird-singing, light-flashing morning in spring, and Lum Chapman did things that would have set all Happy Valley to wondering.

This in itself was as rare as a miracle in the hills, and the reason, while clear, was still a mystery: Lum had never been known to look twice at the same woman.

To him Lum betrayed an uncanny eye in discovering coal signs and tracing them to their hidden beds, and wide and valuable knowledge of the same.

Where the vein showed by the creek-side Lum had built a little dam, and when the water ran even with the mud-covered stones he had turned the stream aside.