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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Thump  \Thump\,  n.  [Probably  of  imitative  origin;  perhaps 
  influenced  by  dump,  v.t.] 
  1.  The  sound  made  by  the  sudden  fall  or  blow  of  a  heavy  body, 
  as  of  a  hammer,  or  the  like 
 
  The  distant  forge's  swinging  thump  profound. 
  --Wordsworth. 
 
  With  heavy  thump,  a  lifeless  lump,  They  dropped 
  down  one  by  one  --Coleridge. 
 
  2.  A  blow  or  knock,  as  with  something  blunt  or  heavy;  a  heavy 
  fall. 
 
  The  watchman  gave  so  great  a  thump  at  my  door,  that 
  I  awaked  at  the  knock.  --Tatler. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Thump  \Thump\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Thumped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Thumping}.] 
  To  strike  or  beat  with  something  thick  or  heavy,  or  so  as  to 
  cause  a  dull  sound. 
 
  These  bastard  Bretons;  whom  our  hathers  Have  in  their 
  own  land  beaten,  bobbed,  and  thumped.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Thump  \Thump\,  v.  i. 
  To  give  a  thump  or  thumps;  to  strike  or  fall  with  a  heavy 
  blow;  to  pound. 
 
  A  watchman  at  midnight  thumps  with  his  pole.  --Swift. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  thump 
  n  1:  a  heavy  dull  sound  (as  made  by  impact  of  heavy  objects) 
  [syn:  {thumping},  {clump},  {clunk},  {thud}] 
  2:  a  heavy  blow  with  the  hand 
  v  1:  move  rhythmically;  "Her  heart  was  beating  fast"  [syn:  {beat}, 
  {pound}] 
  2:  make  a  dull  sound  [syn:  {thud}] 
  3:  hit  hard  [syn:  {pound},  {poke}] 




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