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bumper


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bumper  \Bum"per\,  n.  [A  corruption  of  bumbard,  bombard,  a  large 
  drinking  vessel.] 
  1.  A  cup  or  glass  filled  to  the  brim,  or  till  the  liquor  runs 
  over  particularly  in  drinking  a  health  or  toast. 
 
  He  frothed  his  bumpers  to  the  brim.  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  A  covered  house  at  a  theater,  etc.,  in  honor  of  some 
  favorite  performer.  [Cant] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bumper  \Bump"er\,  n. 
  1.  That  which  bumps  or  causes  a  bump. 
 
  2.  Anything  which  resists  or  deadens  a  bump  or  shock;  a 
  buffer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bumper 
  adj  :  extraordinarily  abundant;  "a  bumper  crop" 
  n  :  bars  at  either  end  of  vehicle  absorb  shock  and  prevent 
  damage 




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