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 Gulna’re (2 syl.),Gumption. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gummed (1 syl.).
 
He frets like gummed velvet or gummed taffety. Velvet and taffeta were sometimes stiffened with gum to make them “sit better,” but, being very stiff, they fretted out quickly.   1
 


 Gulna’re (2 syl.),Gumption. 

 
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