bumble


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bumble \Bum"ble\, n. [See Bump to boom.] (Zool.)
   The bittern. [Local, Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bumble \Bum"ble\, v. i.
   To make a hollow or humming noise, like that of a bumblebee;
   to buzz; to cry as a bittern.
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         As a bittern bumbleth in the mire.       --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bumble \Bum"ble\, v. i.
   to act ineptly or without clear understanding of what one is
   doing; to blunder; to stumble about; -- sometimes used with
   around.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bumble \Bum"ble\, v. t.
   to bungle (a task).
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