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EtymologyEdit

Compare dialectal English pummer (big, large), and pomey (pommel).

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pumy (comparative more pumy, superlative most pumy)

  1. (obsolete) large and rounded
    • Edmund Spenser
      A gentle stream, whose murmuring wave did play / Amongst the pumy stones

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pumy in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)