Compare dialectal English pummer (“big, large”), and pomey (“pommel”).
- (obsolete) large and rounded
- A gentle stream, whose murmuring wave did play / Amongst the pumy stones. — Spenser.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.