fum


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fum

(fʌm)
n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) (in Chinese mythology) the phoenix
References in classic literature ?
You wants to keep 'way fum de water as much as you kin, en don't run no resk, 'kase it's down in de bills dat you's gwyne to git hung.
She paused awhile, thinking; then she burst into wild sobbings again, and turned away, saying, "Oh, I got to kill my chile, dey ain't no yuther way--killin' him wouldn't save de chile fum goin' down de river.
Dog my cats if it ain't all I kin do to tell t' other fum which, let alone his pappy.
You's young Marse Tom fum dis out, en I got to practice and git used to 'memberin' to call you dat, honey, or I's gwine to make a mistake sometime en git us bofe into trouble.
It was dat ole nigger preacher dat tole it, de time he come over here fum Illinois en preached in de nigger church.
Fe, fi, fo, fum, I smell a story," said Uncle Blair.
With only Samsung in the study's FUM scores, the study omits three of the top four Android OEMs.
PIT-CNT secretary-general Marcelo Abdala reacted strongly and denounced the ADES and FUM leaders.
Despite restructuring the business, introducing a new approach to investment management and reaching the landmark milestone of PS1bn FUM, this is only the start of a journey for Brewin Dolphin's Wales office, according to Mr Myrddin-Evans.
From there the choice is vast, the wine is generally from good to stunning and its just the thing for a summer barbecue along with the white Pouilly Fum.
The fungi producing FUM was not discovered until the late 1980s and research has not yet shown the exact conditions needed for disease occurrence (FAO, 2003).
The tracks are "Fum, Fum, Fum" (2:34), "Patapan/God Rest Ye Merry Gentlement" (3:16), "Sweet Baby Jesus" (3:49), "Sing We Now of Christmas/Noel Nouvelet" (3:50), "O Come, O Come Immanuel" (3:44), "Ring Out Bells" (3:21), "Rocking" (2:50), "Silent Night" (4:28), "Il Est Ne Le Divin Enfant" (3:46), "Infant Holy, Infant Lowly" (2:39), "What Child Is This?