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  • verb Present participle of chumble.


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  • The old veck began to make sort of chumbling shooms - "wuf waf wof" - so Georgie let go of holding his goobers apart and just let him have one in the toothless rot with his ringy fist, and that made the old veck start moaning a lot then, then out comes the blood, my brothers, real beautiful.

    Where's the show? John Myles Aavedal 2010

  • She had bought a new trap and mare -- a very smart turn-out, with rubber tires and chocolate-coloured upholstery, while the mare herself had blood in her, and a bit of the devil too, and upset the sleepy, chumbling rows of farmers 'horses waiting for their owners in the streets of Lydd or Rye.

    Joanna Godden Sheila Kaye-Smith 1921

  • Mrs. Marston stopped chumbling her toast, and remained with the rotary motions of her mouth in abeyance.

    Gone to Earth Mary Gladys Meredith Webb 1904

  • Mrs. Marston produced a lozenge, which he ate reluctantly, chumbling it with nervous haste.

    Gone to Earth Mary Gladys Meredith Webb 1904


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