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tump

[ tuhmp ]
/ tʌmp /
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noun British Dialect.
a small mound, hill, or rise of ground.
a clump of grass, shrubs, or trees, especially rising from a swamp or bog.
a heap or stack, as a haystack.
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Origin of tump

First recorded in 1580–90; of obscure origin
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British Dictionary definitions for tump

tump
/ (tʌmp) /

noun
Western English dialect a small mound or clump

Word Origin for tump

C16: of unknown origin
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