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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.]
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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
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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.
THEY swarmed up towards Sherburn's house, a- whooping and raging like Injuns, and everything had to clear the way or get run over and tromped to mush, and it was awful to see.
"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."