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tump 1

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.]

tump 2

1. A mound.
2. A clump of trees, shrubs, or grass.

[Origin unknown.]
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dialect Western English a small mound or clump
[C16: of unknown origin]
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 a 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.
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The footpath leads to a stile and you ascend the steep steps opposite into open countryside with the Tump (an ancient Castle Mound) immediately ahead of you.
It was borne by the mother on her back with a strap (or tump) over her forehead.