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  • n. Plural form of hamper.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hamper.

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Examples

  • Beverages_. – 3 dozen quart bottles of ale, packed in hampers; ginger-beer, soda-water, and lemonade, of each 2 dozen bottles; 6 bottles of sherry, 6 bottles of claret, champagne à discrétion, and any other light wine that may be preferred, and 2 bottles of brandy.

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  • It is still shoved in hampers waiting to be folded later this evening.

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  • They see each of these balancing forces as something which -- to use Alberto Gonzales' revealing description -- "hampers" the power of the President.

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  • The war they are waging on the NYT is simply one front in the war they wage on anyone or anything which impedes or "hampers" the President's will in any way.

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  • There are numerous accessories arranged in the foreground, such as hampers of cold chicken pie, hams of the richest pink and yellow hues, and baskets of champagne, and it would be interesting to know who pays for all.

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  • The women likewise make a kind of hampers to carry corn, flesh, fish, or any other thing which they want to transport from one place to another; they are round, deeper than broad, and of all sizes.

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  • In my school, as in most others, we received now and again "hampers" from home.

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  • Ghana's President John Atta Mills is refusing to accept traditional Christmas gifts such as hampers this year because they may be efforts to corrupt

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  • Without a defining tune, it almost feels like there also lacks a defining theme for the tale, and it kind of hampers The Princess and the Frog from being a total classic.

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  • Many of them will have pre-packed UK hampers - such as hampers - and some may let you to modify a hamper and pack it with items of your choice.

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