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 Hul’sean Lectures.Hum’a (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hum and Haw (To).
 
To hesitate to give a positive plain answer; to hesitate in making a speech. To introduce hum and haw between words which ought to follow each other freely.   1
 


 Hul’sean Lectures.Hum’a (The). 

 
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