from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • 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.


  • 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


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

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

    August 21, 2011