And in her right hand was a clump of hair that did not belong to her.
The drain clogs in the shower every few days, and the clump of tangled brown hair is springy between my fingers.
Only one thing was different: a clump of her hair had been cut from her head.
For example, on Diaspora you clump people into “Aspects” like Friends, Family, and Acquaintances.
Here and there in a clump of trees was a dark shadow, and the long slant rays betokened the coming of evening.
Who knew when a bear might rise out of a clump of bushes near him?
A thousand sweet scents were wafted through the air and a bubbling stream surprised them by gushing forth from a clump of bushes.
At last, however, he gained a clump of chestnuts, which he skirted.
We sat under a clump of mulga saplings, with our backs to the trunks, and got out our pipes.
Yes there are; they're in the cave in the clump of trees yonder.
1580s, "lump; cluster of trees," from Middle English clompe "a lump" (c.1300), from Dutch klomp "lump, mass," or Middle Low German klumpe "clog, wooden shoe." Old English had clympre "lump, mass of metal."
"to heap or gather in clumps" (transitive), 1824, from clump (n.). Related: Clumped; clumping. Intransitive sense "to form a clump or clumps" is recorded from 1896.
"walk heavily," 1660s, imitative. Related: Clumped; clumping.