I was on the Amtrak train for most of today, but I did manage to pick up new vocabulary today. (What can I say, some days are more exciting than others)
This word came from David Foster Wallace’s essay, A Supposedly Fun Thing I Will Never Do Again, which is about his experience on luxury cruise ship.
spume |spyoōm| poetic/literary
froth or foam, esp. that found on waves.
verb [ intrans. ]
form or produce a mass of froth or foam : water was spuming under the mill.
spumous |-məs| adjective
ORIGIN late Middle English : from Old French (e)spume or Latin spuma.