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Lump


LUMP, noun

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.