Tamper

Tam"per

(?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tampered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Tampering.] [A corruption of temper.] 1. To meddle; to be busy; to try little experiments; as, to tamper with a disease.
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'T is dangerous tampering with a muse.
Roscommon.
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2. To meddle so as to alter, injure, or vitiate a thing.
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3. To deal unfairly; to practice secretly; to use bribery.
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Others tampered
For Fleetwood, Desborough, and Lambert.
Hudibras.
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