stum


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Related to stum: schtum, shtum

stum

 (stŭm)
n.
1. Unfermented or partly fermented grape juice; must.
2. Vapid wine renewed by an admixture of stum.
tr.v. stummed, stum·ming, stums
To ferment (vapid wine) by adding stum.

[Dutch stom, dumb, stum, from Middle Dutch.]

stum

(stʌm)
n
1. (Brewing) a less common word for must3
2. (Brewing) partly fermented wine added to fermented wine as a preservative
vb, stums, stumming or stummed
(Brewing) to preserve (wine) by adding stum
[C17: from Dutch stom dumb; related to German stumm]

stum


Past participle: stummed
Gerund: stumming

Imperative
stum
stum
Present
I stum
you stum
he/she/it stums
we stum
you stum
they stum
Preterite
I stummed
you stummed
he/she/it stummed
we stummed
you stummed
they stummed
Present Continuous
I am stumming
you are stumming
he/she/it is stumming
we are stumming
you are stumming
they are stumming
Present Perfect
I have stummed
you have stummed
he/she/it has stummed
we have stummed
you have stummed
they have stummed
Past Continuous
I was stumming
you were stumming
he/she/it was stumming
we were stumming
you were stumming
they were stumming
Past Perfect
I had stummed
you had stummed
he/she/it had stummed
we had stummed
you had stummed
they had stummed
Future
I will stum
you will stum
he/she/it will stum
we will stum
you will stum
they will stum
Future Perfect
I will have stummed
you will have stummed
he/she/it will have stummed
we will have stummed
you will have stummed
they will have stummed
Future Continuous
I will be stumming
you will be stumming
he/she/it will be stumming
we will be stumming
you will be stumming
they will be stumming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stumming
you have been stumming
he/she/it has been stumming
we have been stumming
you have been stumming
they have been stumming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stumming
you will have been stumming
he/she/it will have been stumming
we will have been stumming
you will have been stumming
they will have been stumming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stumming
you had been stumming
he/she/it had been stumming
we had been stumming
you had been stumming
they had been stumming
Conditional
I would stum
you would stum
he/she/it would stum
we would stum
you would stum
they would stum
Past Conditional
I would have stummed
you would have stummed
he/she/it would have stummed
we would have stummed
you would have stummed
they would have stummed
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