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lump

Pathol any small swelling or tumour
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They literally took lumps out of any player in a Cherry and Whites shirt and each tackler made sure they left their mark on their rivals.
Even Mayor Kitty Piercy, who many in the audience voted for in 2004, took lumps for endorsing the project.
Surgeons took lumps from her leg and broke the heartbreaking news that she had skin cancer.