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  • I see see friends sipping on some Manischewitz wine, chumping down some apples and honey, while watching a glowing matzoh ball travel down a pole in Times Square.

    Jon Chattman: Live from New York, It's L'Shanah Tova

  • Of late he has been throwing hissy fits and chumping about the web declaring himself the heavyweight champion of all blogging and brilliance.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • We all know that sort of transaction: the squabbling, and gobbling, and popping of champagne; the smell of musk and lobster-salad; the dowagers chumping away at plates of raised pie; the young lassies nibbling at little titbits, which the dexterous young gentlemen procure.

    Mrs. Perkins's Ball

  • Well! I guess I'll turn in and get to sleep before those fool engines start chump-chumping under my pillow.

    The Shadow of the East

  • Instantly all were chumping almonds, and the icy atmosphere thawed into summer.

    The Jolliest School of All

  • The sea cows went on schlooping and grazing and chumping in the weed, and Kotick asked them questions in every language that he had picked up in his travels; and the Sea People talk nearly as many languages as human beings.

    The Jungle Book

  • The voices of early evening had settled down to one soothing hum whose deepest note was the steady chumping of the bullocks above their chopped straw, and whose highest was the tinkle of a Bengali dancing-girl's sitar.

    Kim

  • William says that Charles says he only made a noise like this "-- there was a faint sound of small chumping teeth:" And he's the man that's staying at the Inn, and the stairs were too narrow to carry him up, William says; and if his knee was put out he won't be able to walk without a stick for a long time.

    The Patrician

  • For the _cordon-bleu_ hoped that the lion would exhibit disapproval of the paint and powder by chumping off the offending head, and that would have been frightfully thrilling.

    Our Stage and Its Critics By "E.F.S." of "The Westminster Gazette"

  • The sea cows went on schlooping and grazing, and chumping in the weed and Kotick asked them questions in every language that he had picked up in his travels; and the Sea People talk nearly as many languages as human beings.

    The Jungle Book.

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