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- v. Present participle of flump.
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And thumping and bumping and flumping and jumping,
Presently I heard a sort of flumping sound behind me, and I turned, to see E---- and her donkey lying side by side in the road, motionless.
I rode on a dromedary, flump-flumping through the sand, "and Catty would follow it up with:" I went away with the Good Templars.
It gave one extra kick at last, that raised it up, and I tell you that sopping wet, heavy, panting, silly donkey of a sheep sat there on our laps like a pet dog; and Dicky got his shoulder under it at the back and heaved constantly to keep it from flumping off into the water again, while the others fetched the shepherd.
This week's flumping of snow gave us a fresh risk to confront.
However we only managed to get about a mile up the road before the wheel started flumping and that was that.
-- What! are you there, my pretties! "she cried, flumping down on the stones as the colonel's two little ones came running out.