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 Humming Ale.Hu’mour. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hummums (in Covent Garden).
 
So called from the Persian humoun (a sweating or Turkish bath).   1
 


 Humming Ale.Hu’mour. 

 
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