Webster 1913 Edition
To pass over by means of a spring or leap; to overleap;
To cause to jump;
jumpedhis horse across the ditch
To expose to danger; to risk; to hazard.
jumpa body with a dangerous physic.
To join by a butt weld.
To thicken or enlarge by endwise blows; to upset.
To bore with a jumper.
The act of jumping; a leap; a spring; a bound.“To advance by jumps.”
An effort; an attempt; a venture.
Our fortune lies
The space traversed by a leap.
A dislocation in a stratum; a fault.
An abrupt interruption of level in a piece of brickwork or masonry.
From the jump,
from the start or beginning.
A butt joint.
A flush joint, as of plank in carvel-built vessels.–
A movable carriage seat.
A carriage constructed with a seat which may be shifted so as to make room for second or extra seat. Also used adjectively;
Nice; exact; matched; fitting; precise.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To leap; to skip; to spring. Applied to men, it signifies to spring upwards or forwards with both feet, in distinction from hop, which signifies to spring with one foot. A man jumps over a ditch; a beast jumps over a fence. A man jumps upon a horse; a goat jumps from rock to rock.
2.To spring over any thing; to pass to at a leap.
Here, upon this bank and shelve of time,
We'd jump the life to come.
We see a little, presume a great deal, and so jump to the conclusion.
3.To bound; to pass from object to object; to jolt.
The noise of the rattling of the wheels, and of the prancing horses, and of the jumping chariots. Nahum 3.
4.To agree; to tally; to coincide.
In some sort it jumps with my humor.
[This use of the word is now vulgar, and in America, I think, is confined to the single phrase, to jump in judgment.
1.A lucky chance.