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Other Clump Definition

[n] a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
[n] a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"
[n] a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
[v] gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"; "The students bunched up at the registration desk"
[v] walk clumsily
[v] come together as in a cluster or flock; "The poets constellate in this town every summer"
[v] make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground

Misc. Definitions

\Clump\ (kl[u^]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.
\Clump\, v. t. To arrange in a clump or clumps; to cluster; to group. --Blackmore.
\Clump\, v. i. To tread clumsily; to clamp. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

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