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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chum.
 
A crony, a familiar companion, properly a bedfellow; a corruption either of chamber-mate or comrade.   1
        “To have a good chum is one of the pleasantest parts of a voyage.”—Nordhoff: Merchant Vessels. chap. xii. p. 164.
 


 Chukwa.Chum in with (To). 

 
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