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  • noun A small protuberance. See the quotation, and hump, n.; 2.


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  • A grasp taken with the thumb and four fingers together. As much of meal or salt, &c., as is taken up in this way. --Dr. Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary and Supplement, 1841.

    May 23, 2011

  • From The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia:

    "n. A small protuberance. See the quotation, and hump, n.; 2."

    October 27, 2015

  • Not a single serve portion of hummus?

    October 27, 2015

  • But of course, who could eat just a small amount. Silly me.

    October 27, 2015