"chums" in the noun sense
1. buddy, brother, chum, crony, pal, sidekick
a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
bait consisting of chopped fish and fish oils that are dumped overboard to attract fish
3. chum salmon, chum, Oncorhynchus keta
a large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back an important food fish
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