1. A small mass of matter of no definite shape; as a lump of earth; a lump of butter; a lump of sugar.
2. A mass of things blended or thrown together without order or distinction; as copper, iron, gold, silver, lead, tin, promiscuously in one lump
3. A cluster; as a lump of figs. 2 Kings 20:7.
In the lump the whole together; in gross.
They may buy my papers in the lump
LUMP, verb transitive
1. To throw into a mass; to unite in a body or sum without distinction of particulars.
The expenses ought to be lumped.
2. To take in the gross.