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kemp



Pronunciation: (kemp), [key]
n.
1. Brit. Dial.
a. a strong, brave warrior.
b. an athlete, esp. a champion.
c. a professional fighter.
d. an impetuous or roguish young man.
2. Scot. and North Eng.a contest, as between two athletes or two groups of workers, esp. a reaping contest between farmworkers.

v.i.
Scot. and North Eng.to contest, fight, or strive, esp. to strive in a reaping contest.

kemp



Pronunciation: (kemp), [key]
n.
a short, coarse, brittle fiber, used chiefly in the manufacture of carpets.

Kemp



Pronunciation: (kemp), [key]
n.
1. Jack F., born 1935, U.S. politician: congressman since 1970.
2. a male given name.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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