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Dump, 1) (only in the plur.) ill humour, low spirits, melancholy: “sing no more ditties, sing no mo of --s so dull and heavy,” Ado II, 3, 73. “in your --s?” Shr. II, 286. “to step out of these dreary --s,” Tit. I, 391. “doleful --s the mind oppress,” Rom. IV, 5, 129.
2) a melancholy strain in music: “distress likes --s,” Lucr. 1127. “tune a deploring d.” Gentl. III, 2, 85. “play me some merry d.” Rom. IV, 5, 108 (Peter's speech).
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