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lump

Pathol any small swelling or tumour
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So he lumped one box thereafter, and so well did he study the art of shirking that he wrote a special chapter on it, with the last several paragraphs devoted to tentative generalizations.
I know the sort of nose,' says Rosa, with a satisfied nod, and tranquilly enjoying the Lumps.
Ribby put on her shawl and bonnet and went out again with a basket, to the village shop to buy a packet of tea, a pound of lump sugar, and a pot of marmalade.
"Here it is," said the Fairy, taking a lump from a golden sugar bowl.
If she had been friends with Colin she would have run to show him her presents at once, and they would have looked at the pictures and read some of the gardening books and perhaps tried playing the games, and he would have enjoyed himself so much he would never once have thought he was going to die or have put his hand on his spine to see if there was a lump coming.
He could not believe it till the sailors showed him the lump of silver.
So she dropped the lump into my lap just at that moment, and I clapped my legs together on it and she went on talking.
Some persons even got a splinter in their heart, and then it made one shudder, for their heart became like a lump of ice.
The other boys agreed that there was reason in what Tom said, because an ignorant lump of bread, un- instructed by an incantation, could not be expected to act very intelligently when set upon an errand of such gravity.
He cleared the hilt of his cutlass and loosened the blade in the sheath; and all the time we were waiting there he kept swallowing as if he felt what we used to call a lump in the throat.
I hastily took a lump of camphor from my pocket, and prepared to light is as soon as the match should wane.
At last he said, 'Master, my time is up; I must go home and see my poor mother once more: so pray pay me my wages and let me go.' And the master said, 'You have been a faithful and good servant, Hans, so your pay shall be handsome.' Then he gave him a lump of silver as big as his head.