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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jump  \Jump\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jumped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Jumping}.]  [Akin  to  OD  gumpen,  dial.  G.  gumpen,  jumpen.] 
  1.  To  spring  free  from  the  ground  by  the  muscular  action  of 
  the  feet  and  legs;  to  project  one's  self  through  the  air; 
  to  spring;  to  bound;  to  leap. 
 
  Not  the  worst  of  the  three  but  jumps  twelve  foot  and 
  a  half  by  the  square.  --  Shak. 
 
  2.  To  move  as  if  by  jumping;  to  bounce;  to  jolt.  ``The 
  jumping  chariots.''  --Nahum  iii.  2. 
 
  A  flock  of  geese  jump  down  together.  --  Dryden. 
 
  3.  To  coincide;  to  agree;  to  accord;  to  tally;  --  followed  by 
  with  ``It  jumps  with  my  humor.''  --Shak. 
 
  {To  jump  at},  to  spring  to  hence  fig.,  to  accept  suddenly 
  or  eagerly;  as  a  fish  jumps  at  a  bait;  to  jump  at  a 
  chance. 




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