chumping

/ (ˈtʃʌmpɪŋ) /

noun

Yorkshire dialect collecting wood for bonfires on Guy Fawkes Day

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Word Origin for chumping

from chump 1 (sense 2)
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Example sentences from the Web for chumping

  • Instantly all were chumping almonds, and the icy atmosphere thawed into summer.

  • Iss it chumping up und schlogging an officer on der head mitout notice?

    In Pawn|Ellis Parker Butler
  • You mighdt haf got your prains knocked oudt by chumping indo der car—und all pecause der prown feller vanted to blay shpook!

    Motor Matt's Clue|Stanley R. Matthews