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rum

(rŭm),
A spirit distilled from the fermented juice of sugar cane.

rum

[origin obscure]
1. An alcoholic beverage prepared from fermented sugar cane juice.
2. Colloquially, any alcoholic beverage.
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'Rumes' is the plural form of rumy, that is literally Romans.
Unfortunately he omits the designatation of 'Rumes' for the period under discussion.
'Rumes' though one must pay close attention to distinguish to whom he is actually referring.