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Hums (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Hums

Persons at church. There is a great number of hums in the autem; there is a great congregation in the church.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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