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rumble

1. in. to fight. The gangs are rumbling over on Fourth Street.
2. n. a fight; a street fight; a gang fight. My brother was hurt in a gang rumble.
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Lorry had been idle a long time, and had just poured out his last glassful of wine with as complete an appearance of satisfaction as is ever to be found in an elderly gentleman of a fresh complexion who has got to the end of a bottle, when a rattling of wheels came up the narrow street, and rumbled into the inn-yard.
Huge carts filled with nodding lilies rumbled slowly down the polished empty street.
Listen, man-cub," said the Bear, and his voice rumbled like thunder on a hot night.
Low growls rumbled from the bottom of his deep chest-- growls of excited anticipation.
A brewer's dray rumbled by with its two near wheels splashed with fresh blood.
The coach rumbled up to the piazza of the tavern, followed by a thousand people; for if any man had been minding his own business till then, he now left it at sixes and sevens, to hear the news.
His tongue, indeed, was a magic instrument: sometimes it rumbled like the thunder; sometimes it warbled like the sweetest music.
H'm," said Strickland; and his voice rolled and rumbled in the roof.
Man-cub this, and Man-cub that," he rumbled, going on with his drink, "the cub is neither man nor cub, or he would have been afraid.