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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chum  \Chum\,  n. 
 
  {New  chum},  a  recent  immigrant.  [Australia]  Chupatty 
  \Chu*pat"ty\,  n.;  pl  {-ties}.  [Hind.  chap[=a]t[=i].] 
  A  kind  of  griddlecake  of  unleavened  bread,  used  among  the 
  natives  of  India.  [Anglo-Indian] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chum  \Chum\,  n.  [Perh.  a  contraction  fr  comrade  or  chamber 
  fellow:  cf  also  AS  cuma  a  comer,  guest.] 
  A  roommate,  especially  in  a  college  or  university;  an  old  and 
  intimate  friend. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chum  \Chum\,  v.  i.  [imp.  p.  p.  {Chummed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Chumming}.] 
  To  occupy  a  chamber  with  another;  as  to  chum  together  at 
  college.  [U.  S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chum  \Chum\,  n. 
  Chopped  pieces  of  fish  used  as  bait.  [U.  S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chum 
  n  :  a  close  friend  who  accompanies  his  buddies  in  their 
  activities  [syn:  {buddy},  {brother},  {crony},  {pal},  {sidekick}] 




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