Definition of rum:
- A kind of intoxicating liquor distilled from cane juice, or from the scummings of the boiled juice, or from treacle or molasses, or from the lees of former distillations. Also, sometimes used colloquially as a generic or a collective name for intoxicating liquor.
- A queer or odd person or thing; a country parson.
- Old- fashioned; queer; odd; as, a rum idea; a rum fellow.
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- drink (part of speech: noun)
game (part of speech: noun)
- gin rummy,
- stud poker,
- draw poker,
- penny ante,
- Chinese checkers,
- old maid,
- blind man's bluff,
- contract bridge,
- straight poker,
- "Burr Junior", G. Manville Fenn.
- "Thoughts on Missions", Sheldon Dibble.
Your employer will expect from you good crops of sugar and rum; and while you labour to give him these, he must pay you such wages as will enable you to provide yourselves with wholesome food, good clothing, comfortable houses, and every other necessity of life.- "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.