Thursday, November 1, 2007

fallen over signpost


I like this, it's attached to a CLUMP

clump (klŭmp)
n.
1. A clustered mass; a lump: clumps of soil.
2. A thick grouping, as of trees or bushes.
3. A heavy dull sound; a thud.

v., clumped, clump·ing, clumps.

v.intr.
1. To form lumps or thick groupings.
2. To walk or move so as to make a heavy dull sound.
v.tr.
To gather into or form lumps or thick groupings of.
[Probably Low German klump, from Middle Low German klumpe, cluster of trees.]
clumpy clump'y adj.

clump

noun
1. An irregularly shaped mass of indefinite size: chunk, clod, gob, hunch, lump, nugget, wad. Informal hunk. See part/whole.
2. A number of individuals making up or considered a unit: array, band, batch, bevy, body, bunch, bundle, cluster, clutch, collection, group, knot, lot, party, set. See group.
verb
1. To move heavily: galumph, hulk, lumber, lump, stump. See move/halt.
2. To make a dull sound by or as if by striking a surface with a heavy object: clomp, clunk, thud. See sounds/pleasant sounds/unpleasant sounds/neutral sounds or silence.

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