jimp


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jimp

(dʒɪmp)
adj
scant; minimaldainty; slender
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The fallen world of the lady "jimp and sma" is one where her language fails and "a wilfu' man maun hae his way." His way is constituted in and by refusal ("Na, Na", quo' I").
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A strict Euler Path word is one in which one can trace all the letters without lifting pencil from paper and connecting successive letters with horizontal lines: CULM, CULP, ISIS, IWIS, JIMP, MILS, NIMS, NISI, SIMS, SIMP, SWIM, SWIMS, VIMS.
A third newspaper singled out by Whitman survives in East Texas: the Jefferson Jimplecute, affectionately known by locals as "The Jimp." It revels in a name that might well have been coined by one of Whitman's British contemporaries, Lewis Carroll, of "Jabberwocky" fame, or Charles Dickens, who invented such marvelous names as Chuzzlewit and Scrooge.