Dum"my (?), a. [See Dumb.]


Silent; mute; noiseless; as a dummy engine.


Fictitious or sham; feigned; as, a dummy watch.

Dummy car. See under Car.


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Dum"my, n.; pl. Dummies ().


One who is dumb.

H. Smith.


A sham package in a shop, or one which does not contain what its exterior indicates.


An imitation or copy of something, to be used as a substitute; a model; a lay figure; as, a figure on which clothing is exhibited in shop windows; a blank paper copy used to show the size of the future book, etc.

4. Drama

One who plays a merely nominal part in any action; a sham character.


A thick-witted person; a dolt.


6. Railroad

A locomotive with condensing engines, and, hence, without the noise of escaping steam; also, a dummy car.

7. Card Playing

The fourth or exposed hand when three persons play at a four-handed game of cards.


A floating barge connected with a pier.


To play dummy, to play the exposed or dummy hand in cards. The partner of the dummy plays it.


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