chumble

verb
chum·​ble | \ ˈchəmbəl \
chumbled; chumbled; chumbling\ -​b(ə)liŋ \; chumbles

Definition of chumble

: gnaw, chew clashing jaws of moth chumbling holes in cloth— Robert Graves

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History and Etymology for chumble

probably frequentative of chump entry 2

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“Chumble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chumble. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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