plomp


plomp
plome, plomet(e, -ette, -it, plomp
obs. forms of plum, plume, plumbet, plummet, plump.

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  • Plump — (pl[u^]mp), a. [Compar. {Plumper} (pl[u^]mp [ e]r); superl. {Plumpest}.] [OE. plomp rude, clumsy; akin to D. plomp, G., Dan., & Sw. plump; probably of imitative origin. Cf. {Plump}, adv.] 1. Well rounded or filled out; full; fleshy; fat; as, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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