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Kemp

[kemp]
noun
  1. Jack F.,1935–2009, U.S. politician: congressman 1970–89.
  2. a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for jack kemp

kemp

noun
  1. a coarse hair or strand of hair, esp one in a fleece that resists dyeing
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Derived Formskempy, adjective

Word Origin for kemp

C14: from Old Norse kampr beard, moustache
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