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Word of the Day 03/22/18 Crump

Crump (verb, noun)
crump [kruhmp, kroo mp]


verb (used with object)
1. to crunch or make a crunching sound, as with the teeth.

verb (used without object)
2. (of an artillery shell) to land and explode with a heavy, muffled sound.
3. to make a crunching sound, as in walking over snow, or as snow when trodden on.

noun
4. a crunching sound.
5. a large explosive shell or bomb.
6. Also called bump. Mining. a sudden ground movement in underground workings.

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Origin: First recorded in 1640-50; imitative

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