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See also: tâmp
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- (blasting) To plug up with clay, earth, dry sand, sod, or other material, as a hole bored in a rock, in order to prevent the force of the explosion from being misdirected.
- To drive in or pack down by frequent gentle strokes
- Tamp earth so as to make a smooth place.
- (sexual intercourse) To have the active role during sexual intercourse.
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- (obscenity) A disrespectful obscenity.
to plug up with clay or other material
to pack down
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- The end, or end piece, of a rope
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