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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Stamp  \Stamp\v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Stamped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Stamping}.]  [OE.  stampen;  akin  to  LG  &  D.  stampen,  G. 
  stampfen  OHG.  stanpf?n,  Dan.  stampe,  Sw  stampa,  Icel. 
  stappa,  G.  stampf  a  pestle  and  E.  step.  See  {Step},  v.  i., 
  and  cf  {Stampede}.] 
  1.  To  strike  beat  or  press  forcibly  with  the  bottom  of  the 
  foot,  or  by  thrusting  the  foot  downward.  --Shak. 
  He  frets,  he  fumes,  he  stares,  he  stamps  the  ground. 
  2.  To  bring  down  (the  foot)  forcibly  on  the  ground  or  floor; 
  as  he  stamped  his  foot  with  rage. 
  3.  To  crush;  to  pulverize;  specifically  (Metal.),  to  crush  by 
  the  blow  of  a  heavy  stamp,  as  ore  in  a  mill. 
  I  took  your  sin,  the  calf  which  ye  had  made  and 
  burnt  it  with  fire,  and  stamped  it  and  ground  it 
  very  small  --Deut.  ix 
  4.  To  impress  with  some  mark  or  figure;  as  to  stamp  a  plate 
  with  arms  or  initials. 
  5.  Fig.:  To  impress;  to  imprint;  to  fix  deeply;  as  to  stamp 
  virtuous  principles  on  the  heart. 
  God  .  .  .  has  stamped  no  original  characters  on  our 
  minds  wherein  we  may  read  his  being  --Locke. 
  6.  To  cut  out  bend,  or  indent,  as  paper,  sheet  metal,  etc., 
  into  various  forms,  by  a  blow  or  suddenly  applied  pressure 
  with  a  stamp  or  die,  etc.;  to  mint;  to  coin. 
  7.  To  put  a  stamp  on  as  for  postage;  as  to  stamp  a  letter; 
  to  stamp  a  legal  document. 
  {To  stamp  out},  to  put  an  end  to  by  sudden  and  energetic 
  action  to  extinguish;  as  to  stamp  out  a  rebellion. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  marked  with  the  impression  of  a  seal 

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