crump

Definitions

  • Dame Crump
    Dame Crump
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v crump explode heavily or with a loud dull noise
    • v crump bombard with heavy shells
    • v crump make a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Crump Crooked; bent. "Crooked backs and crump shoulders."
    • Crump Hard or crusty; dry baked; as, a crump loaf.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • crump Crooked; bent.
    • n crump A deformed or crooked person.
    • crump To bend; crook.
    • crump To be out of temper.
    • crump To become perverted or corrupt.
    • n crump The cramp.
    • crump To make a crunching noise, as in eating what is hard and brittle; emit a creaking sound, as snow when crushed under the feet; crunch.
    • crump Brittle; crusty; dry-baked; crisp.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Crump krump crooked: wrinkled
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. crumb, stooping, bent down; akin to OHG. chrumb, G. krumm, Dan. krum, D. krom, and E. cramp,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. crumpcrumb, crooked; Ger. krumm. Cf. Cramp, Crimp.

Usage

In literature:

You've seen what Joseph Crump has done there.
"Owen Hartley; or, Ups and Downs" by William H. G. Kingston
Her skipper's name was Ebenezer Crump.
"In the Wilds of Florida" by W.H.G. Kingston
Ford Crump, Foresta's father, then a young man, was his first Negro employee.
"The Hindered Hand" by Sutton E. Griggs
Lolo crumped the pastries with willing white teeth, and Moufflou did no less.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
Crump, Miss M. Nettie, Chicago.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 1, March, 1898" by Various
E. M. Cravath, D.D., Miss Nettie Crump, Rev.
"The American Missionary--Volume 49, No. 02, February, 1895" by Various
Mrs. Crump earned what she could get by selling flowers in the streets.
"Little Folks (October 1884)" by Various
Crump greeted me with a cheerful grin; he had all the seaman's tolerance for the vagaries of the weather.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908" by Various
The "intentions" take the form of "crump" holes excavated by German shells in the pavement.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
Followed a burst of shrapnel and one more "crump," and the enemy's retaliation on the 9.2 and its crew had ceased.
"Attack" by Edward G. D. Liveing
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In poetry:

In winter trenches, cowed and glum,
With crumps and lice and lack of rum,
He put a bullet through his brain.
No one spoke of him again.
"Suicide In The Trenches" by Siegfried Sassoon
Then sometimes late at night my window bumps
From gunnery-practice, till my small heart thumps
And listens for the shell-shrieks and the crumps,
But that's not all.
"The Calls [unfinished]" by Wilfred Owen
"I know two bonzer girls," 'e ses;
"Fair 'otties, both, they are.
There's Rose who serves behind the joint
In Mudge's privit bar,
An' Lena Crump who jerks the pump
Down at the Southern Star."
"The Joy Ride" by C J Dennis
Says Polly Crump: "You cough all day;
It just don't do in our profession;
A girl's got to be pert and gay
To give a guy a good impression;
For if ye cough he's shy of you. . . ."
Says I: "An' wots a gel to do?"
"The Front Tooth" by Robert W Service
Says Polly Crump: "I'm pink an' fat,
But you are bones an' pale as plaster;
At this dam' rate you're goin' at
You'll never live to be a laster.
You'll have the daisy roots for door. . . ."
Says I: "It's 'ell to be a 'ore.
"The Front Tooth" by Robert W Service
"But I don't care now I can smile,
Smile, smile and not that gap-toothed grinning;
I'm wet and cold, but it's worth while
To once again look fairly winning.
And send ten bob or so to Mother. . . ."
Said Polly Crump: "Gwad! Have another?"
"The Front Tooth" by Robert W Service

In news:

"Bob" Crump , long­time Ash­ley and Delaware County law enforce­ment offi­cer passed away peace­fully, Thurs­day (June 28, 2012) at Win­ter­song Vil­lage Care Cen­ter at the age of 79.
2-1-Sick Radio's Hype Man Show w/Cavs announcer Ahmaad Crump + Anthony Jones.
Feeling unfulfilled working as a writer, Rebecca Crump decided a change was in order.
Eric Crump was the first voter in Marshall's Ward 3 to use the new touch-screen voting machine.
Trent Crump says the woman rammed an airport gate around 10 pm Thursday and started crossing the runway.
Amy Crump is the director of the Marshall Public Library.
The event was organized by their daughters, Darleen Hall and Carleen Crump.
Sarah Hass and Scott Crump.
Peggy Crump lives behind her mother-in-law on Currentsville Road in rural Bourbon County.
Crump Life Insurance Services Login now to see more of this profile.
Kelsey Alumbaugh and Eric Crump/Democrat-News.
Geoff Crump, his wife, Natalie, and their daughter, Lucy June Crump.
Mike Crump, studio manager for Microsoft's Black Tusk Studios, says the company has a strong commitment to the talent found in Vancouver.
Joe Epstein/The Star-Ledger Newark Council President Mildred Crump in a 2008 file.
Out of the 34 politicians running in Newark's May 11 election, only 9, including Crump, are women.
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In science:

As shown by and the matter released by these winds is enriched in both H- and He-burning products and present striking similarities with the abundance patterns observed at the surface of C-rich Ultra-Metal-Poor-Stars (CRUMPS).
SPINSTARS at low metallicities
The composition presents striking similarities with the abundance patterns observed at the surface of CRUMPS.
SPINSTARS at low metallicities
Asymptotic properties of supercritical branching processes II: Crump-Mode and Jirina processes.
A log-type moment result for perpetuities and its application to martingales in supercritical branching random walks
Jagers and Lager˚as (2008) for the case of general branching processes (Crump-Mode-Jagers processes).
Supercritical branching diffusions in random environment
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