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v. tumped, tump·ing, tumps Chiefly Southern US
To overturn. Often used with over: You're about to tump that thing over.
To fall over. Often used with over: Is that wheelbarrow going to tump over?
[Probably akin to tumble.]
1. A mound.
2. A clump of trees, shrubs, or grass.
dialect Western English a small mound or clump
[C16: of unknown origin]
Tumpa heap of anything; a clump of trees; shrubs, or grass, 1802.
Examples: tump of wiry grass, 1880; of old hay, 1892; of rubbish, 1905; of trees, 1802; of whortles, 1869.