clump


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clump

(klŭmp),
To form into clusters, small aggregations, or groups.
[A.S. clympre, a lump]
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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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References in classic literature ?
Clump said, grinning and showing his handsome teeth.
Clump. She shall not go out as long as I remain to watch over her; And as for my health, what matters it?
Clump now said bluntly, "I won't answer for her life if she remains locked up in that dark room.
"What a little harpy that woman from Hampshire is, Clump," Squills remarked, "that has seized upon old Tilly Crawley.
"What a fool Rawdon Crawley has been," Clump replied, "to go and marry a governess!
"Cut up," says Clump with a grin; "I wouldn't have her cut up for two hundred a year."
"That Hampshire woman will kill her in two months, Clump, my boy, if she stops about her," Dr.
With body half-merging from a clump of bushes in which she must have lain hidden stood a sleek and beautiful lioness.
With a single flip of the tip it sent poor Nobs sailing through the air a hundred feet above the ground, straight back into the clump of acacias from which the beast had leaped upon our kill--and then the grotesque thing sank lifeless to the ground.
For in that instant the she-wolf leaped sidewise from the trail into the clump of spruce trees and disappeared.
When I ascertained that these young trees had not been sown or planted, I was so much surprised at their numbers that I went to several points of view, whence I could examine hundreds of acres of the unenclosed heath, and literally I could not see a single Scotch fir, except the old planted clumps. But on looking closely between the stems of the heath, I found a multitude of seedlings and little trees, which had been perpetually browsed down by the cattle.
It was entered by a large iron gate, at which stood the first lodge, and then you trotted along on a smooth road between clumps of large old trees; then another lodge and another gate, which brought you to the house and the gardens.