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noun 
  1. Something funny such as a joke, satire, parody, etc.
  2. (archaic) Four "fluids" that were believed to control the health and mood of the human body - blood, yellow bile, black bile and phlegm.
M. Le Page Du Pratz, History of Louisisana (PG), p. 40
: For some days a fistula lacrymalis had come into my left eye, which discharged an , when pressed, that portended danger.
  1. (figurative) A mood.
He was in a particularly vile humour that afternoon.
  1. Either of the two regions of liquid within the eyeball, the aqueous humour and vitreous humour.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: humor (1, 2)
  • French: humour (1, 2)
  • German: Humor (1, 2), Stimmung (3), Witz , Schmí¤h
verb (humours, humouring, humoured)
  1. (transitive) To pacify by indulge, indulging.
I know you don't believe my story, but me for a minute and imagine it to be true.
Translations: 
  • German: nachgeben

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