Origin of gump
Examples from the Web for gump
Just then the Gump flew up to them and alighted upon the desert sands beside Glinda.
Pray will you be so good, continued he, holding out the fishing-rod to Barnaby, as give me a specimen how you gump the fish?
Mr. Gump swung suddenly on his heel, came toward her, and took her pliant hands in his.
"I think it's good for a girl to be so practical," said Mrs. Gump, squeezing an arc of a lemon over her sardine.
The girl, in her gratitude to the Gump for its services, offered the creature any reward it might name.
Word Origin and History for gump
"dolt, numskull," 1825; meaning "chicken" is from 1914, U.S. thieves' slang.