Plumbean
Plumbean Plum"be*an, Plumbeous Plum"be*ous, a. [L. plumbeus, from plumbum the metal lead.] 1. Consisting of, or resembling, lead. --J. Ellis. [1913 Webster]

2. Dull; heavy; stupid. [R.] --J. P. Smith. [1913 Webster]


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