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Definition of Rumbly
1. tending to rumble [adj]
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Literary usage of Rumbly
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1. A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston: Perpetrated in the by James Bowdoin, Boston (Mass.), Joseph Warren, Samuel Pemberton, John Doggett (1849)
"... Christopher rumbly of the 14th regiment, was at my house at the north part of the town, with sundry other soldiers; and he, the said rumbly, ..."
2. The Vestry Minute Books of the Parish of St. Bartholomew Exchange in the by Edwin Freshfield (1890)
"\}dl]d oo 08 08 Widdow Chandler M' \V°' Goodman oo 08 08 Phillip rumbly \}d \]d \}d \]d \}d 01 06 oo oi 06 oo oi 06 oo 06 oi Mre Robinson Mr Rich" Coles Mr ..."
3. The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1920)
"At the sound of that deep, rumbly, grumbly voice it looked for a few minutes as if school would be broken up for that day. ..."
4. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (1894)
"They both reared up facing each other, and I was expecting a furious fight, when a gurgly, rumbly voice called out of the darkness to the right— ..."
5. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1915)
"Then Dicky Dd;.,r tore, and that was jolty and jerky and rumbly and tumbly alt together ! Away went Betty Butterfly's forget-me-not crown ! ..."
6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1911)
"222; rumbly v. Stainton, 24 Ala. 712; Bigelow v. Winsor, 1 Gray, 301; Foote v. Gibbs, 1 Gray, 412. Messrs. Adelbert Moot and George 1'. ..."