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There was a thud as his fist hit the rickety, squeaking table in the center of the room.
These words were confirmed by a thud as of a fist striking the kitchen table.
Thud, thud—ta-thud, thud—on they charged at a furious pace directly at us.
They fell back, in dismay, the log dropping to the ground with a thud.
This time the impact was so great the door could not withstand it, and down it came with a thud.
But no Lone Star or the thud of his feet greeted eyes or ears.
Also he could hear the thud of his own temples like the beating of a drum in his brain.
It fell into the letter-box with a thud, and she crept back like a guilty thing.
In a moment Angus had jumped from the horse's back—and then I heard a thud—and that's all.
There was a smell of tobacco on the air and the thud of a step on the grass.
Old English þyddan "to strike, thrust," of imitative origin. Sense of "hit with a dull sound" first recorded 1796. The noun is attested from 1510s.
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