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Jumper

- Noun

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

- Noun

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

- Noun

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

- Noun

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

- Noun

The larva of the cheese fly. See Cheese fly, under Cheese.

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A long drilling tool used by masons and quarrymen.

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A fur garment worn in Arctic journeys.

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One who, or that which, jumps.

- Noun

A loose upper garment


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