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Mummy

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(1):

(n.) A gummy liquor that exudes from embalmed flesh when heated; - formerly supposed to have magical and medicinal properties.

(2):

(n.) A brown color obtained from bitumen. See Mummy brown (below).

(3):

(n.) One whose affections and energies are withered.

(4):

(v. t.) To embalm; to mummify.

(5):

(n.) A sort of wax used in grafting, etc.

(6):

(n.) Dried flesh of a mummy.

(7):

(n.) A dead body embalmed and dried after the manner of the ancient Egyptians; also, a body preserved, by any means, in a dry state, from the process of putrefaction.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Mummy'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/m/mummy.html. 1828.

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