- 1879 Graeme Mercer Adam and George Stewart, eds: The Canadian Monthly vol.2 p527:
- 'I like my little stummy,' he had once frankly observed, on being rallied on his devotion to the delicacies of the table.
- 1896 Exposures of Quackery: Being a Series of Articles Upon, and Analyses Of, Various Patent Medicines, Volumes 1-2 p.136:
- One little Cowes boy,/ His “stummy” felt so bad;/ Fennings gave him but one dose,/ And that settled the —/ Confound it! Our pen has suddenly become prosaic again; neither “ stomach-ache” nor “ bowel complaint ” will rhyme to “bad,” and we ...
Shortening of stomach.