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Webster's Dictionary

Jumper

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(1):

(n.) an instrument for boring holes in rocks by percussion without hammering, consisting of a bar of iron with a chisel-edged steel tip at one or both ends, operated by striking it against the rock, turning it slightly with each blow.

(2):

(n.) A thing that jumps; esp., any of various tools or other contrivances operating with a jumping motion;

(3):

(n.) A fur garment worn in Arctic journeys.

(4):

(n.) A sort of blouse worn by workmen over their ordinary dress to protect it.

(5):

(n.) A loose upper garment

(6):

(n.) spring to impel the star wheel, also a pawl to lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece.

(7):

(n.) The larva of the cheese fly. See Cheese fly, under Cheese.

(8):

(n.) A name applied in the 18th century to certain Calvinistic Methodists in Wales whose worship was characterized by violent convulsions.

(9):

(n.) One who, or that which, jumps.

(10):

(n.) A long drilling tool used by masons and quarrymen.

(11):

(n.) A rude kind of sleigh; - usually, a simple box on runners which are in one piece with the poles that form the thills.

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

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