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camp

camp
(n.) The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc.
(n.) A collection of tents, huts, etc., for shelter, commonly arranged in an orderly manner.
(n.) A single hut or shelter; as, a hunter's camp.
(n.) The company or body of persons encamped, as of soldiers, of surveyors, of lumbermen, etc.
(n.) A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; -- called also burrow and pie.
(n.) An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England.
(n.) To play the game called camp.
(v. i.) To pitch or prepare a camp; to encamp; to lodge in a camp; -- often with out.
(v. t.) To afford rest or lodging for, as an army or travelers.

carp

carp
(n.) A fresh-water herbivorous fish (Cyprinus carpio.). Several other species of Cyprinus, Catla, and Carassius are called carp. See Cruclan carp.
(pl.) of Carp
(v. i.) To talk; to speak; to prattle.
(v. i.) To find fault; to cavil; to censure words or actions without reason or ill-naturedly; -- usually followed by at.
(v. t.) To say; to tell.
(v. t.) To find fault with; to censure.

damp

damp
(n.) Moisture; humidity; fog; fogginess; vapor.
(n.) Dejection; depression; cloud of the mind.
(n.) A gaseous product, formed in coal mines, old wells, pints, etc.
(n.) To render damp; to moisten; to make humid, or moderately wet; to dampen; as, to damp cloth.
(n.) To put out, as fire; to depress or deject; to deaden; to cloud; to check or restrain, as action or vigor; to make dull; to weaken; to discourage.
(superl.) Being in a state between dry and wet; moderately wet; moist; humid.
(superl.) Dejected; depressed; sunk.

gamp

gamp
Colloquial terms for an umbrella

gasp

gasp
(n.) The act of opening the mouth convulsively to catch the breath; a labored respiration; a painful catching of the breath.
(v. i.) To open the mouth wide in catching the breath, or in laborious respiration; to labor for breath; to respire convulsively; to pant violently.
(v. i.) To pant with eagerness; to show vehement desire.
(v. t.) To emit or utter with gasps; -- with forth, out, away, etc.

gawp

gawp
Look with amazement; look stupidly

halp

halp
(imp.) Helped.

harp

harp
(n.) A musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame furnished with strings and sometimes with pedals, held upright, and played with the fingers.
(n.) A constellation; Lyra, or the Lyre.
(n.) A grain sieve.
(n.) To play on the harp.
(n.) To dwell on or recur to a subject tediously or monotonously in speaking or in writing; to refer to something repeatedly or continually; -- usually with on or upon.
(v. t.) To play on, as a harp; to play (a tune) on the harp; to develop or give expression to by skill and art; to sound forth as from a harp; to hit upon.

hasp

hasp
(n.) A clasp, especially a metal strap permanently fast at one end to a staple or pin, while the other passes over a staple, and is fastened by a padlock or a pin; also, a metallic hook for fastening a door.
(n.) A spindle to wind yarn, thread, or silk on.
(n.) An instrument for cutting the surface of grass land; a scarifier.
(v. t.) To shut or fasten with a hasp.

lamp

lamp
(n.) A thin plate or lamina.
(n.) A light-producing vessel, instrument or apparatus; especially, a vessel with a wick used for the combustion of oil or other inflammable liquid, for the purpose of producing artificial light.
(n.) Figuratively, anything which enlightens intellectually or morally; anything regarded metaphorically a performing the uses of a lamp.
(n.) A device or mechanism for producing light by electricity. See Incandescent lamp, under Incandescent.

lapp

lapp
(n.) Same as Laplander. Cf. Lapps.

palp

palp
(n.) Same as Palpus.
(v. t.) To have a distinct touch or feeling of; to feel.

raip

raip
(n.) A rope; also, a measure equal to a rod.

ramp

ramp
(n.) A leap; a spring; a hostile advance.
(n.) A highwayman; a robber.
(n.) A romping woman; a prostitute.
(n.) Any sloping member, other than a purely constructional one, such as a continuous parapet to a staircase.
(n.) A short bend, slope, or curve, where a hand rail or cap changes its direction.
(n.) An inclined plane serving as a communication between different interior levels.
(v. i.) To spring; to leap; to bound; to rear; to prance; to become rampant; hence, to frolic; to romp.
(v. i.) To move by leaps, or as by leaps; hence, to move swiftly or with violence.
(v. i.) To climb, as a plant; to creep up.

rasp

rasp
(v.) A coarse file, on which the cutting prominences are distinct points raised by the oblique stroke of a sharp punch, instead of lines raised by a chisel, as on the true file.
(v.) The raspberry.
(v. t.) To rub or file with a rasp; to rub or grate with a rough file; as, to rasp wood to make it smooth; to rasp bones to powder.
(v. t.) Hence, figuratively: To grate harshly upon; to offend by coarse or rough treatment or language; as, some sounds rasp the ear; his insults rasped my temper.

samp

samp
(n.) An article of food consisting of maize broken or bruised, which is cooked by boiling, and usually eaten with milk; coarse hominy.

tamp

tamp
(v. t.) In blasting, to plug up with clay, earth, dry sand, sod, or other material, as a hole bored in a rock, in order to prevent the force of the explosion from being misdirected.
(v. t.) To drive in or down by frequent gentle strokes; as, to tamp earth so as to make a smooth place.

vamp

vamp
(n.) The part of a boot or shoe above the sole and welt, and in front of the ankle seam; an upper.
(n.) Any piece added to an old thing to give it a new appearance. See Vamp, v. t.
(v. i.) To advance; to travel.
(v. t.) To provide, as a shoe, with new upper leather; hence, to piece, as any old thing, with a new part; to repair; to patch; -- often followed by up.

wamp

wamp
(n.) The common American eider.

wapp

wapp
(n.) A fair-leader.
(n.) A rope with wall knots in it with which the shrouds are set taut.

warp

warp
(v.) The threads which are extended lengthwise in the loom, and crossed by the woof.
(v.) A rope used in hauling or moving a vessel, usually with one end attached to an anchor, a post, or other fixed object; a towing line; a warping hawser.
(v.) A slimy substance deposited on land by tides, etc., by which a rich alluvial soil is formed.
(v.) A premature casting of young; -- said of cattle, sheep, etc.
(v.) Four; esp., four herrings; a cast. See Cast, n., 17.
(v.) The state of being warped or twisted; as, the warp of a board.
(v. i.) To turn, twist, or be twisted out of shape; esp., to be twisted or bent out of a flat plane; as, a board warps in seasoning or shrinking.
(v. i.) to turn or incline from a straight, true, or proper course; to deviate; to swerve.
(v. i.) To fly with a bending or waving motion; to turn and wave, like a flock of birds or insects.
(v. i.) To cast the young prematurely; to slink; -- said of cattle, sheep, etc.
(v. i.) To wind yarn off bobbins for forming the warp of a web; to wind a warp on a warp beam.
(v. t.) To throw; hence, to send forth, or throw out, as words; to utter.
(v. t.) To turn or twist out of shape; esp., to twist or bend out of a flat plane by contraction or otherwise.
(v. t.) To turn aside from the true direction; to cause to bend or incline; to pervert.
(v. t.) To weave; to fabricate.
(v. t.) To tow or move, as a vessel, with a line, or warp, attached to a buoy, anchor, or other fixed object.
(v. t.) To cast prematurely, as young; -- said of cattle, sheep, etc.
(v. t.) To let the tide or other water in upon (lowlying land), for the purpose of fertilization, by a deposit of warp, or slimy substance.
(v. t.) To run off the reel into hauls to be tarred, as yarns.
(v. t.) To arrange (yarns) on a warp beam.
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