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rheum

 [ro̳m]
any watery or catarrhal discharge.

rheum

(rūm),
A mucous or watery discharge.
[G. rheuma, a flux]

rheum

(rldbomacm) any watery or catarrhal discharge.

rheum

(ro͞om)
n.
A watery or thin mucous discharge from the eyes or nose.

rheum′y adj.

rheum

[ro̅o̅m]
Etymology: Gk, rheuma, flow
a watery or mucous discharge from the skin or mucous membranes.

rheum

An obsolete term for any watery discharge.

rheum

(rūm)
A mucous or watery discharge.
[G. rheuma, a flux]

rheum

any watery or catarrhal discharge.
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Ian studied the youngish man, still in his early thirties, chin nearly resting on his chest, eyes vacant and rheumy.
He is a lovely old thing but he gives you an intense stare with his rheumy eyes as if to say, 'I know you from somewhere, don't I?
There were many poignant sights - shaking hands raised in salute, rheumy eyes of men in battered berets talking about "old muckers".