They were rumbling past the square on their way back to their college when Pineda is said to have given her order.
“Awful Sound” begins in a minor key, with a clackety, rumbling beat.
Then, from the direction of the ark in which the scrolls are stored, is heard a deep, rumbling voice.
late 14c., "make a deep, heavy, continuous sound," also "move with a rolling, thundering sound," also "create disorder and confusion," probably related to Middle Dutch rommelen "to rumble," Middle High German rummeln, Old Norse rymja "to shout, roar," all of imitative origin. Related: Rumbled; rumbling.
late 14c., from rumble (v.). Slang noun meaning "gang fight" is from 1946. Meaning "backmost part of a carriage" is from 1808 (earlier rumbler, 1801), probably from the effect of sitting over the wheels; hence rumble seat (1828).
To steal; loot: ending a run by rumbling everything from airline glasses to grub (1970s+ Airline)