Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of stamp.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A full 80% of the fine-jewelry sales is still made up of unbranded pieces, Mr. Boruchow says, but for many consumers, a label stamped on the metal gives them confidence to buy.

    Jewelry Style Waits for No Man: Buy It for Yourself

  • She had 364 pages, all clay-coated stock, and was cloth bound in faded saffron buckram with her title stamped in silver on the cover and spine.

    Audrey Niffenegger | Moths of the New World

  • I looked more closely at the badge, the imprint of the American flag, and the name stamped on it.

    Deadly

  • It was an illustrated Tennyson, bound in soft leather with the title stamped in gold.

    The Wayward Muse

  • The shelf below held her gardening journals, a neat row of green leather-bound volumes with gilt-edged pages and the title stamped in gold on the spine.

    The Merlot Murders

  • Bound in clothene, ornamented on the sides and back with attractive illustrative designs and the title stamped on front and back.

    The Motor Maids at Sunrise Camp

  • It was of plain blue cloth, with the title stamped in gold on the back, and at the bottom the lettering London: Chapman and Hall.

    The Haunted Bookshop

  • Once with the title stamped on his memory, the zealous Irishman might be trusted to become an ambulant advertizer.

    Diana of the Crossways — Complete

  • In one final insult, the game would have ironically been better off without the title stamped on it, and simply labelled a 'mafia simulator'.

    Latest from PALGN

  • President George W. Bush will leave behind a legacy of Bushisms, the label stamped on the commander in chief's original speaking style.

    Environmental Economics

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  • My adjectival use: 'Put the stamped mail in the box.'

    August 21, 2011