MUM, adjective [See Mumble, Mumm, and Mummery.]
1. Silent; not speaking.
The citizens are mum; say not a word.
2. As an exclamation or command, be silent; hush.
MUM the, and no more proceed.
3. As a noun, silence.
MUM, noun A species of malt liquor much used in Germany. It is made of the malt of wheat, seven bushels, with one bushel of oat meal and a bushel of ground beans, or in the same proportion. This is brewed with 63 gallons of water, and boiled till one third is evaporated.
MUM'-CHANCE, noun A game of hazard with dice. [Local.]
1. A fool. [Local.]