Chump

Chump

(chmp), n. [Cf. Icel. kumbr a chopping, E. chop.] 1. A short, thick, heavy piece of wood. Morton.
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2. a stupid person; a fool; a dolt; also, a dupe.
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Chump end, the thick end; as, the chump end of a joint of meat. Dickens.
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Chu*nam"

(ch*nm"), n. [Hind. chn, from Skr. cra powder, dust; or a Dravidian word.] Quicklime; also, plaster or mortar. [India] Whitworth.
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