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Vamp   Listen
Vamp  v. i.  To advance; to travel. (Obs.)

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Vamp" Quotes from Famous Books

... And both assumed a sable hue; But, being old, continued just As threadbare, and as full of dust. His talk was now of tithes and dues: He smoked his pipe, and read the news; Knew how to preach old sermons next, Vamp'd in the preface and the text; At christenings well could act his part, And had the service all by heart; Wish'd women might have children fast, And thought whose sow had farrow'd last; Against dissenters would repine, And stood up firm for "right divine;" Found his head fill'd with many a system; ...
— The Humourous Poetry of the English Language • James Parton

... I heard the throstles vamp, Pouring their liquid notes like golden syrup, Out would I go and round the garden tramp, Wearing goloshes if the day were ...
— Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, March 24, 1920. • Various

Words linked to "Vamp" :   vamp up, mash, backup, revamp, mend, prickteaser, tease, upper, support, vamper, patch, touch on, repair, romance, woman, piece of leather, butterfly, doctor, dally, minx, restore, coquet, piece, cook up, bushel, musical accompaniment

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