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From Savannah, GA; to Shreveport, LA and beyond; “tump” has been used in most parts of the south since at least 1880 (according to my family history). My grandmother was born in 1900 and she learned the word from her parents who were born in 1880. It is a common word in the south of the US (usually used with the word "over "). It means the act of an object tipping over and spilling or, in the case of boats, turning over. Examples: 1. The sailboat tumped over in the stormy weather. 2. Please don't tump your glass over.
November 12, 2012
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