Definitions

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  • n. The common American eider.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The common American eider.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The American eider-duck: so called from the ap pearance of the drake.

Etymologies

From a Native American name. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Ok ... do you mean "wamp", "wanp", or do you actually mean LAMP?

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  • And on the guitar, from the great dunes of Tatooine, the great wamp-rat slayer Luke Skywalker!

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  • You see, I find their upbeat “Wamp, wamp, chhh, digga diggah,” man-made percussion just the perfect thing to keep me going.

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  • When the revival project started, different Wampanoag communities pronounced it in the two different ways being discussed here--either three syllables, with the last one rhyming with 'log', or four wamp-a-NO-ag, with the last vowel that of "ash".

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  • In Princess Anne, there still remains so much uncleared ands wamp land, that the leaving cattle to range at large is deemed very profitable to the owners, and perhaps, in general, it is there more an offset to the expenses of fences, under our fence law, than in any other county of lower Virginia.

    Agricultural, Geological, and Descriptive Sketches of Lower North Carolina, and the Similar Adjacent Lands

  • I am running PHPBB 3 on local network using wamp server.

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  • I am not sure why you would want to "downgrade" the server environment just because you moved to your home computer. you can install wamp or xamp etc on your computer (apache/php/mysql/phpmadmin) in a couple of clicks and have phpbb up and running all in about 10 minutes.

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  • If we knew how you are running it locally (wamp, xampp, etc) we could help better. stevemaury wrote: Well, you need to change them as appropriate for you local installation.

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  • If we knew how you are running it locally (wamp, xampp, etc) we could help better.

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  • Can u tell me where i cam download wamp server for fedora11 and how to install the wanp server.

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  • Also, pied wamp.

    January 13, 2009

  • The American eider duck is "officially" called Common Eider.

    Hernesheir, feel free to suggest any of these in the comments field on my Bird Nicknames list--or, of course, make up your own similar list. :-) And thanks!

    January 12, 2009

  • (n): another name for the American eider duck.
    cf. shoal duck, Isle of Shoals duck, sea duck
    (wamp from Peterson's Field Guide to the birds; latter terms from the Dict. of American Regional English)

    January 12, 2009