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a rum go

dated An odd, strange, or surprising occurrence, situation, or turn of events, especially one that might be considered somewhat disreputable or distasteful. Primarily heard in UK. A young man taking a wife so much older than himself? My word, what a rum go that is! Well, this is a rum go if I've ever seen one: the kitchen porter has just been made the head chef!
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a rum do

dated An odd, strange, or surprising occurrence, situation, or turn of events, especially one that might be considered somewhat disreputable or distasteful. Primarily heard in UK. A young man taking a wife so much older than himself? My word, what a rum do that is! Well, this is a rum do, if I've ever seen one. The kitchen porter has just been made the head chef!
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rumdum

and rum-dum (ˈrəmˈdəm)
1. n. a drunkard; a ruined alcoholic. I don’t want to end up like a dirty rum-dumb.
2. n. a stupid person. Hey, rumdum, wise up and do what you are told.
3. mod. alcohol intoxicated. The old lady got rumdum on gin.

rum-dum

verb
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rummed (up)

mod. alcohol intoxicated. Sailors like to go into town and get rummed up.
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rummed

verb
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Lee Hazell, general manager, at the new look Rummer Tavern in Cardiff city centre, complete with sport on big screen TVs and pool table.
At skabe nye levesteder for dyr og planter ved at etablere et nyt vdomrde, der rummer potentialer for dyre- og planteliv.
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Survivors include two daughters, Catherine Paul of La Grande and Sarah Helmers of Eugene; two sons, Christopher of Portland and Jason of Eugene; a sister, Phyllis Rummer of Gold Hill; and two grandchildren.
It featured troubled stars including actress Brigitte Nielsen, actor Daniel Baldwin and ex-Guns N' Rosesd rummer Steven Adler.