tump

[tuhmp]
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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.

Nearby words

  1. tumor-specific transplantation antigen,
  2. tumoricidal,
  3. tumorigenesis,
  4. tumorigenic,
  5. tumour,
  6. tumpline,
  7. tumular,
  8. tumulose,
  9. tumulous,
  10. tumult

Origin of tump

First recorded in 1580–90; of obscure origin

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British Dictionary definitions for tump

tump

noun

Western English dialect a small mound or clump

Word Origin for tump

C16: of unknown origin

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