1. To expose to the action of fumes; to treat with vapors, smoke, etc.; as, to bleach straw by fuming it with sulphur; to fill with fumes, vapors, odors, etc, as a room. She fumed the temple with an odourous flame. (Dryden)
1. To smoke; to throw off fumes, as in combustion or chemical action; to rise up, as vapor. Where the golden altar fumed. (Milton) Silenus lay, Whose constant cups lay fuming to his brain. (Roscommon)
4. To be in a rage; to be hot with anger. He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground. (Dryden) While her mother did fret, and her father did fume. (Sir W. Scott) to tame away, to give way to excitement and displeasure; to storm; also, to pass off in fumes.