stum meaning, stum definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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stum

  
  (in wine-making)  
      n  
1       a less common word for       must   2  
2    partly fermented wine added to fermented wine as a preservative  
      vb   , stums, stumming, stummed  
3    to preserve (wine) by adding stum  
     (C17: from Dutch stom dumb; related to German stumm)  
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stump, strum, stumer, stumpy

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