from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See hamper.
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King, we took coach and home, where we found a hampire of millons sent to me also.
Here we staid and supped too, and, after my wife had put up some of the grapes in a basket for to be sent to the King, we took coach and home, where we found a hampire of millons sent to me also.
S.W. Kader; A.cradle; Q. Lesk, A. Kavel [W. Kauelhj a hampire ']
Archaeologia Britannica, giving some account additional to what has been hitherto publish'd, of the languages, histories and customs of the original inhabitants of Great Britain: : from collections and observations in travels through Wales, Cornwal, Bas-Bretagne, Ireland and Scotland.