Part of speech: interjection

Be silent! Hush!

Part of speech: adjective

Saying nothing; silent.

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Usage examples "mum":

  1. I am sure, mum, I am very much obliged to you for your kindness." - "Love Me Little, Love Me Long", Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English.
  2. He used to do them vigorously, while in the house " mum" fussed over her restored man and tried to keep him from going out to run the farm immediately. - "Back To Billabong", Mary Grant Bruce.
  3. Give that baby to me, mum. - "The Crown of Life", George Gissing.