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#217082 06/14/14 08:36 AM
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pummel [puhm-uhl]
verb (used with object), pummeled, pummeling or ( especially British ) pummelled, pummelling.
to beat or thrash with or as if with the fists.

I always thought that there was also a word PUMBLE that meant the same thing as PUMMEL.

Obviously I was wrong.

It was always used when we were playing sport and we would say that, "we pumbled the opposition."

Urban Dictionary has not let me down, it does exist.


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They have chimbley, too.

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Urban Dictionary may not always be a reliable source.


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But if you read the UD entry, you might note that it does imply that pumble is a corruption of pummel.

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You can only take each entry on it's own merits.


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