Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
(stămt ; 215);
p. pr. & vb. n.
To strike beat, or press forcibly with the bottom of the foot, or by thrusting the foot downward.
He frets, he fumes, he stares, he
To bring down (the foot) forcibly on the ground or floor;
stampedhis foot with rage
To crush; to pulverize; specifically
(Metal.), to crush by the blow of a heavy stamp, as ore in a mill.
I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and burnt it with fire, and
stampedit, and ground it very small.
Deut. ix. 21.
To impress with some mark or figure;
stampa plate with arms or initials
Fig.: To impress; to imprint; to fix deeply;
stampvirtuous principles on the heart
God . . . has
stampedno original characters on our minds wherein we may read his being.
To cut out, bend, or indent, as paper, sheet metal, etc., into various forms, by a blow or suddenly applied pressure with a stamp or die, etc.; to mint; to coin.
To put a stamp on, as for postage;
stampa letter; to
stampa legal document
To stamp out,
to put an end to by sudden and energetic action; to extinguish;
to stamp outa rebellion
To strike; to beat; to crush.
These cooks how they
stampand strain and grind.
To strike the foot forcibly downward.
But starts, exclaims, and
stamps, and raves, and dies.
The act of stamping, as with the foot.
The which stamps; any instrument for making impressions on other bodies, as a die.
’T is gold so pure
It can not bear the
It can not bear the
The mark made by stamping; a mark imprinted; an impression.
That sacred name gives ornament and grace,
And, like his
And, like his
stamp, makes basest metals pass.
That which is marked; a thing stamped.
Hanging a golden
stampabout their necks.
estampe, of German origin. See
A picture cut in wood or metal, or made by impression; a cut; a plate.
At Venice they put out very curious
stampsof the several edifices which are most famous for their beauty and magnificence.
An official mark set upon things chargeable with a duty or tax to government, as evidence that the duty or tax is paid;
stampon a bill of exchange
A stamped or printed device, usually paper, issued by the government at a fixed price, and required by law to be affixed to, or stamped on, certain papers, as evidence that the government dues are paid;
as, a postage
stamp; a tax
stamp; a receipt
An instrument for cutting out, or shaping, materials, as paper, leather, etc., by a downward pressure.
A character or reputation, good or bad, fixed on anything as if by an imprinted mark; current value; authority;
as, these persons have the.
stampof dishonesty; the Scriptures bear the
stampof a divine origin
Of the same
stampis that which is obtruded on us, that an adamant suspends the attraction of the loadstone.
Sir T. Browne.
Make; cast; form; character;
as, a man of the same.
stamp, or of a different
A soldier of this season's
A kind of heavy hammer, or pestle, raised by water or steam power, for beating ores to powder; anything like a pestle, used for pounding or beating.
Beau. & Fl.
Money, esp. paper money.
an act of the British Parliament  imposing a duty on all paper, vellum, and parchment used in the American colonies, and declaring all writings on unstamped materials to be null and void.–
an officer who receives or collects stamp duties.
one who collects postage or other stamps, as an avocation or for investment; a philatelist.–
a duty, or tax, imposed on paper and parchment used for certain writings, as deeds, conveyances, etc., the evidence of the payment of the duty or tax being a stamp.
a hammer, worked by power, which rises and falls vertically, like a stamp in a stamp mill.–
a heavy mass of metal, forming the head or lower end of a bar, which is lifted and let fall, in a stamp mill.–
a mill in which ore is crushed with stamps; also, a machine for stamping ore.–
a stamped certificate from a customhouse officer, which allows goods to be received by the captain of a ship as freight.
an office for the issue of stamps and the reception of stamp duties.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To strike or beat forcibly with the bottom of the foot, or by thrusting the foot downwards; as, to stamp the ground.
He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground. [In this sense, the popular pronunciation is stomp, with a broad.]
2.To impress with some mark or figure; as, to stamp a plate with arms or initials.
3.To impress; to imprint; to fix deeply; as, to stamp virtuous principles on the heart. [See Enstamp.]
4.To fix a mark by impressing it; as a notion of the Deity stamped on the mind.
God has stamped no original characters on our minds, wherein we may read his being.
5.To make by impressing a mark; as, to stamp pieces of silver.
6.To coin; to mint; to form.
But starts, exclaims, and stamps, and raves, and dies.
1.Any instrument for making impressions on other bodies.
Tis gold so pure, it cannot bear the stamp without alloy.
2.A mark imprinted; an impression.
That sacred name gives ornament and grace, and , like his stamp, makes basest metals pass.
3.That which is marked; a thing stamped.
Hanging a golden stamp about their necks.
4.A picture cut in wood or metal, or made by impression; a cut; a plate.
At Venice they put out very curious stamps of the several edifices which are most famous for their beauty and magnificence.
5.A mark set upon things chargeable with duty to government, as evidence that the duty is paid. We see such stamps on English newspapers.
6.A character of reputation, good or bad, fixed on any thing. These persons have the stamp of impiety. The Scriptures bear the stamp of a divine origin.
7.Authority; current value derived from suffrage or attestation.
Of the same stamp is that which is obtruded on us, that an adamant suspends the attraction of the loadstone.
8.Make; cast; form; character; as a man of the same stamp, or of a different stamp.
9.In metallurgy, a kind of pestle raised by a water wheel, for beating ores to powder; any thing like a pestle used for pounding or beating.