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English Dictionary: clump by the DICT Development Group
4 results for clump
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clump
n
  1. a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"
    Synonym(s): bunch, clump, cluster, clustering
  2. a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
    Synonym(s): ball, clod, glob, lump, clump, chunk
  3. a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
    Synonym(s): thump, thumping, clump, clunk, thud
v
  1. make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
    Synonym(s): clop, clump, clunk, plunk
  2. come together as in a cluster or flock; "The poets constellate in this town every summer"
    Synonym(s): cluster, constellate, flock, clump
  3. walk clumsily
    Synonym(s): clump, clomp
  4. gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"
    Synonym(s): bunch, bunch up, bundle, cluster, clump
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Clump \Clump\, v. i.
      To tread clumsily; to clamp. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Clump \Clump\ (kl[ucr]mp), n. [Cf. D. klomp lump, G. klump,
      klumpen, Dan. klump, Sw. klump; perh. akin to L. globus, E.
      globe. Cf. {Club}.]
      1. An unshaped piece or mass of wood or other substance.
  
      2. A cluster; a group; a thicket.
  
                     A clump of shrubby trees.                  --Hawthorne.
  
      3. The compressed clay of coal strata. --Brande & C.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Clump \Clump\, v. t.
      To arrange in a clump or clumps; to cluster; to group.
      --Blackmore.
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