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lump

(lŭmp)
n.
1. An irregularly shaped mass or piece.
2. Medicine A swelling or small palpable mass.
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A big coal waggon, loaded with lump coal and drawn by four huge horses, just debouching from Kearny Street as though to turn down Market, blocked their way.
He was still in the air and in most unstable equilibrium, when the teamster hurled a thirty-pound lump of coal.
you should hear Miss Twinkleton,' often nodding her head, and much enjoying the Lumps, 'bore about them, and then you wouldn't ask.
And, mind you, when a girl tries to catch anything in her lap she throws her knees apart; she don't clap them together, the way you did when you catched the lump of lead.
And he also put into the hat certain schoolboy treasures of almost inestimable value -- among them a lump of chalk, an India-rubber ball, three fishhooks, and one of that kind of marbles known as a "sure 'nough crystal.
Then all of a sudden there was a tremendous explosion of oaths and other noises--the chair and table went over in a lump, a clash of steel followed, and then a cry of pain, and the next instant I saw Black Dog in full flight, and the captain hotly pursuing, both with drawn cutlasses, and the former streaming blood from the left shoulder.
I put Weena, still motionless, down upon a turfy bole, and very hastily, as my first lump of camphor waned, I began collecting sticks and leaves.
Olivia Boswell, Salisbury Dogs can get all sorts of lumps and bumps, and without examining him or her it's impossible to say what it is.
com)-- Lumps is a UK independent illustration street wear label featuring subjective designs with a distinctively unique style recognisable to all Lumps fans.
Although 8 out of 10 cases of breast lumps are not cancerous and undergoing biopsy is the only way to rule out breast cancer, says leading doctor Dr.
The rubber nanosensor technology, which can differentiate cup lumps formed using battery solution from the recommended formic/acetic acid, was tested in Zamboanga Peninsula recently.
Ashley ONE condition that can cause lumps in hamsters is called 'Hamster polyomavirus' (HaPV), which is seen in Golden hamsters.