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clump

(klŭmp),
To form into clusters, small aggregations, or groups.
[A.S. clympre, a lump]

clump

(klŭmp) [AS. clympre, a lump]
1. A mass of bacteria in solution; may be caused by an agglutination reaction.
2. To gather together.
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Yes, Madam, if need were; but we don't want Mrs Bute Crawley to be a martyr," Clump said gallantly.
Clump said, grinning and showing his handsome teeth.
Remember always that there may be an enemy behind every bush, in every tree and amongst every clump of jungle grass.
The clump of laurel in which the criminal lay was in the angle of a road which, after, ascending, southward, a steep acclivity to that point, turned sharply to the west, running along the summit for perhaps one hundred yards.
It was while hiding in that clump of trees that he saw Monsieur and Mademoiselle Stangerson, and then Daddy Jacques, leave the pavilion.
From the safer seclusion of a clump of cedars he looked back.
They had left their mules tethered some distance back, in a sheltering clump of trees, and they hoped the animals would be safe.
In that singular light every little tree and shock of wheat, every sunflower stalk and clump of snow-on-the-mountain, drew itself up high and pointed; the very clods and furrows in the fields seemed to stand up sharply.
If forced to fight in a salt-marsh, you should have water and grass near you, and get your back to a clump of trees.
After some miles they came in view of the clump of trees beyond which the village of Marlott stood.
The deer lay in a small open space close to a clump of acacias, and we had advanced to within several yards of our kill when we both halted suddenly and simultaneously.
It paused, head up, close by a clump of spruce trees, and with sight and scent studied the outfit of the watching men.