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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; as, to tamp earth so as to make a smooth place.
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- The end, or end piece, of a rope