Definition of Metump
1. a tumpline [n -S] - See also: tumpline
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metump
Literary usage of Metump
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Collections of the New Hampshire Historical Society by New Hampshire Historical Society (1824)
"The deponent sold the said Indians two shirts, and happened to see them when they shirted ; and there was next to their skin tied a number of small metump ..."
2. The History of Boscawen and Webster [N.H.] from 1733 to 1878 by Charles Carleton Coffin (1878)
"... they shirted and there was next [their] skin Tyed a Number of small metump Lines not such as are usually made for Tying Packs—a collar of a Length about ..."
3. Travels in America and Italy by François-René Chateaubriand (1828)
"They too are harnessed to the sledges, but they draw with the metump passing over the forehead and not over the breast. The lieutenant-general marches alone ..."
4. The History of Salisbury, New Hampshire: From Date of Settlement to the by John Jacob Dearborn (1890)
"... the said Indians two shirts & happened to see them when they shirted and there was next [their] skin Tyed a Number of small metump Lines not such as are ..."
5. Provincial and State Papers: Documents and Records Relating to the Province by New Hampshire (Colony) Probate Court, Nathaniel Bouton (1872)
"... Tyed a Number of Small metump Lines not such as are usually made for Tying Packs—a Collar of a Length about sufficient to ..."