ETYM From Bump to strike, to thump.
1. A lump on the body caused by a blow.
2. An impact (as from a collision); SYN. blow.
clamp / klæmp /
A device (used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together.
1. A device designed to bind or constrict or to press two or more parts together so as to hold them firmly
2. Any of various instruments or appliances having parts brought together for holding or compressing something
clatter / klætər /
A rattling noise (often produced by rapid movement).
The sound made by or as if by a horse walking on a hard surface.
A sound of rhythmically repeated clops.
clop / klɑːp /
A sound made by or as if by a hoof or wooden shoe against the pavement
clump / kləmp /
ETYM Cf. Dutch klomp lump, German klump, klumpen, Dan. klump, Swed. klump; perh. akin to Latin globus, Eng. globe. Related to Club.
1. An unshaped piece or mass of wood or other substance.
2. A cluster; a group; a thicket.
3. The compressed clay of coal strata.