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[tom-pee-uh n]
  1. tampion.
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Historical Examples

  • Tompion was a most exquisite mechanic, proud of his work and jealous of his name.

    Captains of Industry

    James Parton

  • They also, like most of Tompion's timekeepers, had an hour and a minute hand.

  • Tompion who departed this life the 20th of November 1713 in the 75th year of his age.

  • I turned to Tompion, who was standing abaft near the helmsman.

    The Rover's Secret

    Harry Collingwood

  • Tompion made the necessary preparations for the attack on the mistico.

British Dictionary definitions for tompion


  1. a variant of tampion
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