What does the word rum mean?

Usage examples for rum

  1. It seems precious rum, though." – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  2. Literally, sky and water were one vast cream- white opal, shot with pink, and that wonderful flaming blue which rum has when it's set on fire. – The Lightning Conductor Discovers America by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
  3. " These are rum manners," said I. " 's a rum crowd," said the captain, and, to my surprise, he made the sign of the cross on his bare bosom. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang