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(1):

(n.) A bodice worn instead of stays by women in the 18th century.

(2):

(n.) A kind of loose jacket for men.

(3):

(adv.) Exactly; pat.

(4):

(v. t.) To thicken or enlarge by endwise blows; to upset.

(5):

(v. i.) To spring free from the ground by the muscular action of the feet and legs; to project one's self through the air; to spring; to bound; to leap.

(6):

(v. i.) To move as if by jumping; to bounce; to jolt.

(7):

(v. i.) To coincide; to agree; to accord; to tally; - followed by with.

(8):

(v. t.) To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream.

(9):

(v. t.) To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across the ditch.

(10):

(v. t.) To expose to danger; to risk; to hazard.

(11):

(v. t.) To join by a butt weld.

(12):

(v. t.) To bore with a jumper.

(13):

(n.) The act of jumping; a leap; a spring; a bound.

(14):

(n.) An effort; an attempt; a venture.

(15):

(n.) The space traversed by a leap.

(16):

(n.) A dislocation in a stratum; a fault.

(17):

(n.) An abrupt interruption of level in a piece of brickwork or masonry.

(18):

(a.) Nice; exact; matched; fitting; precise.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Jump'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/j/jump.html. 1828.

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