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tromp

 (trŏmp)
v. tromped, tromp·ing, tromps Informal
v.intr.
1. To walk heavily and noisily; tramp.
2. To apply heavy foot pressure on something: tromped on the accelerator and sped off.
v.tr.
1. To trample underfoot.
2. To defeat soundly; trounce.

[Variant of tramp.]

Tromp

(Dutch tromp)
n
1. (Biography) Cornelius (Martenszoon) (korˈneɪlɪs). 1629–91, Dutch admiral, who fought during the 2nd and 3rd Anglo-Dutch Wars
2. (Biography) his father, Maarten (Harpertszoon) (ˈmartən). 1598–1653, Dutch admiral, who fought in the 1st Anglo-Dutch War: killed in action

tromp

(trɒmp)

v.i., v.t. Informal.
to tramp or trample.
[1880–85; alter. of tramp, perhaps with vowel of stomp]
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tromp

verb
1. Informal. To walk with loud, heavy steps:
2. To step on heavily and repeatedly so as to crush, injure, or destroy:
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Peter Van Tromp, an English-speaking, two-legged animal of the international genus, and by profession of general and more than equivocal utility.
A conversation usually ripened into a peculiar sort of intimacy, and it was extraordinary how many little services Van Tromp contrived to render in the course of six-and-thirty hours.
As for the Strange Things, the reader will be relieved to hear that they were no stranger than might have been expected, and he may find things quite as strange without the expense of a Van Tromp for guide.
Van Tromp laughed gaily, shook hands up to the elbows, hoped cordially they would meet again and that often, but looked after Dick as he departed with a tremor of indignation.
Well, well," said Cornelius, "you are a very skilful pilot, John; but I doubt whether you will as safely guide your brother out of the Buytenhof in the midst of this gale, and through the raging surf of popular hatred, as you did the fleet of Van Tromp past the shoals of the Scheldt to Antwerp.
Tromp had gone on leave after he was accused and returned briefly to his role this week.
TROMP was created to help focus attention on issues often misrepresented by the press.
With its pan bread unit AMF, baked snacks division Reading and now with waffles, pizza and cakes arm Tromp Group, Markel will cover the entire spectrum of baking equipment, the buyer said.
Danie Goosen, visited Namibia about two months ago to inform Tromp he is in the running for the grand leadership award.
There has been some substantial injuries, like any encounter with a shark, but the details are quite sketchy," Tromp said.
says Kuzbari of the surprise element of her work and her training in tromp l'oeil ("deceive the eye" in French), a technique that creates an optical illusion to convince the eye they are seeing three dimensions where there is just one.
1653: General at Sea Robert Blake defeated the Dutch fleet under Van Tromp off Portsmouth.