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Definition of Stamp
StampStamp Stampv. t. [imp. & p. p. Stamped; p. pr. & vb. n.
Stamping.] [OE. stampen; akin to LG. & D. stampen, G.
stampfen, OHG. stanpf?n, Dan. stampe, Sw. stampa, Icel.
stappa, G. stampf a pestle and E. step. See Step, v. i.,
and cf. Stampede.]
1. To strike beat, or press forcibly with the bottom of the
foot, or by thrusting the foot downward. --Shak.
He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground.
2. To bring down (the foot) forcibly on the ground or floor;
as, he stamped his foot with rage.
3. To crush; to pulverize; specifically (Metal.), to crush by
the blow of a heavy stamp, as ore in a mill.
I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and
burnt it with fire, and stamped it, and ground it
very small. --Deut. ix.
4. To impress with some mark or figure; as, to stamp a plate
with arms or initials.
5. Fig.: To impress; to imprint; to fix deeply; as, to stamp
virtuous principles on the heart.
God . . . has stamped no original characters on our
minds wherein we may read his being. --Locke.
6. To cut out, bend, or indent, as paper, sheet metal, etc.,
into various forms, by a blow or suddenly applied pressure
with a stamp or die, etc.; to mint; to coin.
7. To put a stamp on, as for postage; as, to stamp a letter;
to stamp a legal document.
To stamp out, to put an end to by sudden and energetic
action; to extinguish; as, to stamp out a rebellion.
Stamp Stamp, v. i.
1. To strike; to beat; to crush.
These cooks how they stamp and strain and grind.
2. To strike the foot forcibly downward.
But starts, exclaims, and stamps, and raves, and
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