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Definition of The Rump

The Rump
Rump Rump, n. [OE. rumpe; akin to D. romp trunk, body, LG. rump, G. rumpf, Dan. rumpe rump, Icel. rumpr, Sw. rumpa rump, tail.] 1. The end of the backbone of an animal, with the parts adjacent; the buttock or buttocks. 2. Among butchers, the piece of beef between the sirloin and the aitchbone piece. See Illust. of Beef. 3. Fig.: The hind or tail end; a fag-end; a remnant. Rump Parliament, or The Rump (Eng. Hist.), the remnant of the Long Parliament after the expulsion by Cromwell in 1648 of those who opposed his purposes. It was dissolved by Cromwell in 1653, but twice revived for brief sessions, ending finally in 1659. The Rump abolished the House of Lords, the army abolished the Rump, and by this army of saints Cromwell governed. --Swift. Rump steak, a beefsteak from the rump. --Goldsmith.

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- Rump steak is a cut of beef. The rump is the division between the leg and the chine cut right through the aitch bone It may refer to: A steak from the...
- A rump state is the remnant of a once much larger state, left with a reduced territory in the wake of secession, annexation, occupation, decolonization...
- later adopted in Portugal. In the United States, the cut is little known and often named top sirloin cap, rump cover, rump cap, or culotte. Instead, North...
- NetBSD Rump cabinet Rump legislature Rump organization Rump Parliament, an English parliament formed in 1648 Rump party Rump Senate, during the Twelfth...
- The Rump Parliament was the English Parliament after Colonel Thomas Pride purged the Long Parliament, on 6 December 1648, of those members hostile to the...
- "Rump Shaker" is a song by American hip-hop group Wreckx-N-Effect. It was released in August 1992 as the lead single from their second album Hard or Smooth...
- Crown-rump length (CRL) is the measurement of the length of human embryos and fetuses from the top of the head (crown) to the bottom of the buttocks (rump)...
- The rump or croup, in the external morphology of an animal, is the portion of the posterior dorsum – that is, posterior to the loins and anterior to the...
- A rump legislature is a legislature formed of part, usually a minority, of the legislators originally elected or appointed to office. The word "rump" normally...
- The NetBSD rump kernel is the first implementation of the "anykernel" concept where drivers either can be compiled into or run in the monolithic kernel...