Clump (?), n. [Cf. D. klomp lump, G. klump, klumpen, Dan. klump, Sw. kllimp; 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.

 

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Clump, v. t.

To arrange in a clump or clumps; to cluster; to group.

Blackmore.

 

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Clump, v. i.

To tread clumsily; to clamp.

[Prov. Eng.]

Halliwell.

 

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