chum


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a person whom one knows well, likes, and trusts

one who shares interests or activities with another

Synonyms for chum

a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

bait consisting of chopped fish and fish oils that are dumped overboard to attract fish

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a large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back

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Some of the small boys of Number 4 communicated the new state of things to their chums, and in several other rooms the poor little fellows tried it on--in one instance or so, where the prepostor heard of it and interfered very decidedly, with partial success; but in the rest, after a short struggle, the confessors were bullied or laughed down, and the old state of things went on for some time longer.
My chum sees the paper this morning, and says he to me: 'Go on, Harry: loving parent.
They never stopped long where there were houses; they had no wife, no chick, no home, never a chum. You couldn't be friends with a Gambucino; they were too restless--here to-day, and gone, God knows where, to-morrow.
Kingfish, cobia, maybe even a shallow-water sailfish will come in and investigate your chum and find a bait waiting for it.
The chum fills the water column with scent, provides visual targets, and pulls in big fish.
The CHUM's material articulation, building massing, and integration of artwork and architectural artifacts redefine the site's identity at street level, while making the hospital's presence visible from key vantage points throughout the city.
While CHUM-AM 1050 was a Toronto Top 40 radio station as legendary as WABC-AM in New York throughout the 1960s and 1970s,Switzer "was instrumental in expanding CHUM into other markets and launching various services, platforms, productions and specialty channels," the CBC reports.
On a recent afternoon, Chander was deeply concentrating on an enormous mixing bowl heated to exactly 450 degrees, making sure the milk and shredded coconut for the chum chum were being churned to the ideal softness.
I wonder what other people think when they hear someone refer to their friends as their chums? Does it make them think they must be a bit better socially?
chum: A section of computer code that is forever being rewritten or changed.
Reportedly, CHUM has chosen Elekta's MOSAIQ oncology information system to manage the complete spectrum of oncology treatments in a single patient record accessible by its 17 multi-disciplinary teams across multiple locations.
[29] Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Centre, Montreal, QC; Department of Urology, CHUM, Montreal, QC; Martini-Clinic, Prostate Cancer Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany; Department of Urology, Ruhr University Bochum, Marienhospital, Herne, Germany; Department of Urology, Vita-Salute, San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; Department of Urology, University-Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
So, they chug along the choppy waters and Brody's sent to do the dirty work, scooping out chum in hopes of luring the great white.