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Vamp  v. t.  (past & past part. vamped; pres. part. vamping)  
To provide, as a shoe, with new upper leather; hence, to to piece, as any old thing, with a new part; to repair; to patch; often followed by up. "I had never much hopes of your vamped play."
To create with little skill; to concoct; to invent; usually with up; as, he vamped up an implausible excuse.

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"Vamp" Quotes from Famous Books

... bestowed upon Helen. She followed him across the room and out into the hall, from whence her guarded voice sounded unintelligibly. But Lane's keen ear, despite the starting of the Victrola, caught Swann's equally low, yet clearer reply. "You can't kid me. I'm on. You'll vamp Lane if he ...
— The Day of the Beast • Zane Grey

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