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Afoam   Listen
adverb
Afoam  adv., adj.  In a foaming state; as, the sea is all afoam.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Afoam" Quotes from Famous Books



... greeting everywhere. The hostlers ran to walk the horses till they cooled, and to rub them down before they fed, for they were all afoam. Master Davenant himself saw to the storing of the wains; and Mistress Davenant, a comely dame, with smooth brown hair and ruddy cheeks, and no less wit than sprightly grace, was in the porch to meet the company. "Well, good Dame Clout," said she, "art home again? What tales we'll have! ...
— Master Skylark • John Bennett

... chance, then," said the Englishman, good-humoredly. "Well, this old great-grandfather, with the white head and hump, runs all afoam into the pod, and goes to snapping furiously at ...
— Moby Dick; or The Whale • Herman Melville



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