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v. rum·bled, rum·bling, rum·bles
1. To make a deep, long, rolling sound.
2. To move or proceed with a deep, long, rolling sound.
3. Slang To engage in a gang fight.
1. To utter with a deep, long, rolling sound.
2. To polish or mix (metal parts) in a tumbling box.
1. A deep, long, rolling sound.
2. A tumbling box.
3. A luggage compartment or servant's seat in the rear of a carriage.
4. Slang
a. Pervasive, widespread expression of unrest or dissatisfaction.
b. A gang fight.

[Middle English romblen, perhaps from Middle Dutch rommelen or from Middle Low German rummeln.]

rum′bler n.
rum′bling·ly adv.
rum′bly adj.
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