From Middle English tumben, tomben, from Old English tumbian (“to tumble, leap, dance”), from Proto-Germanic *tūmōną (“to turn round”). Cognate with Middle High German tumen (“to turn round”), Icelandic tumba (“to tumble”). See tumble.
tumb (third-person singular simple present tumbs, present participle tumbing, simple past and past participle tumbed)
Old High GermanEdit
- German: tumb
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