Definition of spume:
breaker, scum, form bubbles, flood tide, crest, solid, billow, sparkle, lather, effervesce, low tide, high tide, high water mark, fizz, suds, foam, head, froth, high water, backwash, surf, yeast, cap.
Chaf'd with a fourfold ven'mous foam Of scorn, revenge, his foes and 's own, He seats him in his loathed chair, New- made him by each mornings air, With glowing eyes he doth survey Th' undaunted hoast he calls his prey; Then his dark spume he gred'ly laps, And shows the foe his grave, his chaps.- "Lucasta", Richard Lovelace.
- "The Piper and the Reed", Robert Norwood.
It was a dark object, half- hidden among grinding fragments of driftwood and great flakes of spume, but I caught hard at my breath when a careful scrutiny showed that beyond all doubt it was the overturned canoe.- "Lorimer of the Northwest", Harold Bindloss.