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  • n. a piece of armor worn below a breastplate to protect the waist and hips.
  • n. The arch over the dam of a blast furnace; the tymp arch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The arch over the dam of a blast furnace; the tymp arch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A dialectal (Scotch) form of fold.
  • n. A dialectal (Scotch) form of fold. Specifically
  • n. The tymp-arch or working-arch of a furnace.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a piece of armor plate below the breastplate

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