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champ

champ
(n.) Alt. of Champe
(v. i.) To bite or chew impatiently.
(v. t.) To bite with repeated action of the teeth so as to be heard.
(v. t.) To bite into small pieces; to crunch.

cheap

cheap
(adv.) Cheaply.
(n.) A bargain; a purchase; cheapness.
(n.) Having a low price in market; of small cost or price, as compared with the usual price or the real value.
(n.) Of comparatively small value; common; mean.
(v. i.) To buy; to bargain.

cheep

cheep
(n.) A chirp, peep, or squeak, as of a young bird or mouse.
(v. i.) To chirp, as a young bird.
(v. t.) To give expression to in a chirping tone.

chimp

chimp
Intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests

chirp

chirp
(n.) A short, sharp note, as of a bird or insect.
(v. i.) To make a shop, sharp, cheerful, as of small birds or crickets.

chomp

chomp
(v. i.) To chew loudly and greedily; to champ.

chump

chump
(n.) A short, thick, heavy piece of wood.

clamp

clamp
(n.) Something rigid that holds fast or binds things together; a piece of wood or metal, used to hold two or more pieces together.
(n.) An instrument with a screw or screws by which work is held in its place or two parts are temporarily held together.
(n.) A piece of wood placed across another, or inserted into another, to bind or strengthen.
(n.) One of a pair of movable pieces of lead, or other soft material, to cover the jaws of a vise and enable it to grasp without bruising.
(n.) A thick plank on the inner part of a ship's side, used to sustain the ends of beams.
(n.) A mass of bricks heaped up to be burned; or of ore for roasting, or of coal for coking.
(n.) A mollusk. See Clam.
(n.) A heavy footstep; a tramp.
(v. i.) To tread heavily or clumsily; to clump.
(v. t.) To fasten with a clamp or clamps; to apply a clamp to; to place in a clamp.
(v. t.) To cover, as vegetables, with earth.

clasp

clasp
(n.) An adjustable catch, bent plate, or hook, for holding together two objects or the parts of anything, as the ends of a belt, the covers of a book, etc.
(n.) A close embrace; a throwing of the arms around; a grasping, as with the hand.
(v. t.) To shut or fasten together with, or as with, a clasp; to shut or fasten (a clasp, or that which fastens with a clasp).
(v. t.) To inclose and hold in the hand or with the arms; to grasp; to embrace.
(v. t.) To surround and cling to; to entwine about.

clomp

clomp
(n.) See Clamp.

cloop

cloop
(n.) The sound made when a cork is forcibly drawn from a bottle.

clump

clump
(n.) An unshaped piece or mass of wood or other substance.
(n.) A cluster; a group; a thicket.
(n.) The compressed clay of coal strata.
(v. i.) To tread clumsily; to clamp.
(v. t.) To arrange in a clump or clumps; to cluster; to group.

cramp

cramp
(n.) That which confines or contracts; a restraint; a shackle; a hindrance.
(n.) A device, usually of iron bent at the ends, used to hold together blocks of stone, timbers, etc.; a cramp iron.
(n.) A rectangular frame, with a tightening screw, used for compressing the joints of framework, etc.
(n.) A piece of wood having a curve corresponding to that of the upper part of the instep, on which the upper leather of a boot is stretched to give it the requisite shape.
(n.) A spasmodic and painful involuntary contraction of a muscle or muscles, as of the leg.
(n.) Knotty; difficult.
(v. t.) To compress; to restrain from free action; to confine and contract; to hinder.
(v. t.) To fasten or hold with, or as with, a cramp.
(v. t.) to bind together; to unite.
(v. t.) To form on a cramp; as, to cramp boot legs.
(v. t.) To afflict with cramp.

creep

creep
(n.) The act or process of creeping.
(n.) A distressing sensation, or sound, like that occasioned by the creeping of insects.
(n.) A slow rising of the floor of a gallery, occasioned by the pressure of incumbent strata upon the pillars or sides; a gradual movement of mining ground.
(v. i.) To drag in deep water with creepers, as for recovering a submarine cable.
(v. t.) To move along the ground, or on any other surface, on the belly, as a worm or reptile; to move as a child on the hands and knees; to crawl.
(v. t.) To move slowly, feebly, or timorously, as from unwillingness, fear, or weakness.
(v. t.) To move in a stealthy or secret manner; to move imperceptibly or clandestinely; to steal in; to insinuate itself or one's self; as, age creeps upon us.
(v. t.) To slip, or to become slightly displaced; as, the collodion on a negative, or a coat of varnish, may creep in drying; the quicksilver on a mirror may creep.
(v. t.) To move or behave with servility or exaggerated humility; to fawn; as, a creeping sycophant.
(v. t.) To grow, as a vine, clinging to the ground or to some other support by means of roots or rootlets, or by tendrils, along its length.
(v. t.) To have a sensation as of insects creeping on the skin of the body; to crawl; as, the sight made my flesh creep. See Crawl, v. i., 4.

crimp

crimp
(a.) Easily crumbled; friable; brittle.
(a.) Weak; inconsistent; contradictory.
(n.) A coal broker.
(n.) One who decoys or entraps men into the military or naval service.
(n.) A keeper of a low lodging house where sailors and emigrants are entrapped and fleeced.
(n.) Hair which has been crimped; -- usually in pl.
(n.) A game at cards.
(v. t.) To fold or plait in regular undulation in such a way that the material will retain the shape intended; to give a wavy appearance to; as, to crimp the border of a cap; to crimp a ruffle. Cf. Crisp.
(v. t.) To pinch and hold; to seize.
(v. t.) to entrap into the military or naval service; as, to crimp seamen.
(v. t.) To cause to contract, or to render more crisp, as the flesh of a fish, by gashing it, when living, with a knife; as, to crimp skate, etc.

crisp

crisp
(a.) Curling in stiff curls or ringlets; as, crisp hair.
(a.) Curled with the ripple of the water.
(a.) Brittle; friable; in a condition to break with a short, sharp fracture; as, crisp snow.
(a.) Possessing a certain degree of firmness and freshness; in a fresh, unwilted condition.
(a.) Lively; sparking; effervescing.
(a.) Brisk; crackling; cheerful; lively.
(a.) To curl; to form into ringlets, as hair, or the nap of cloth; to interweave, as the branches of trees.
(a.) To cause to undulate irregularly, as crape or water; to wrinkle; to cause to ripple. Cf. Crimp.
(a.) To make crisp or brittle, as in cooking.
(n.) That which is crisp or brittle; the state of being crisp or brittle; as, burned to a crisp; specifically, the rind of roasted pork; crackling.
(v. i.) To undulate or ripple. Cf. Crisp, v. t.

croup

croup
(n.) The hinder part or buttocks of certain quadrupeds, especially of a horse; hence, the place behind the saddle.
(n.) An inflammatory affection of the larynx or trachea, accompanied by a hoarse, ringing cough and stridulous, difficult breathing; esp., such an affection when associated with the development of a false membrane in the air passages (also called membranous croup). See False croup, under False, and Diphtheria.

crump

crump
(a.) Crooked; bent.
(a.) Hard or crusty; dry baked; as, a crump loaf.