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Contracted from Patrono:Xno[[Category:Patrono:Xno derivations|Hamper]] hanaper, itself from Old French hanepier (case for holding a large goblet or cup), from hanap (goblet), from Patrono:Frk[[Category:Patrono:Frk derivations|Hamper]].

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Singular
Hamper

Plural
Hampers

Hamper (plural Hampers)
  1. A large basket, usually with a cover, used for the packing and carrying of articles or small animals; as,
    • a hamper of wine
    • a clothes hamper
    • an oyster hamper, which contains two bushels
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Infinitive
to Hamper

Third person singular
Hampers

Simple past
Hampered

Past participle
Hampered

Present participle
Hampering

to Hamper (third-person singular simple present Hampers, present participle Hampering, simple past and past participle Hampered)
  1. (transitive) To put into a hamper.
    Competition pigeons are hampered for the truck trip to the point of release where the race back starts
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Etymology 2Modificar

Old English hamperen, hampren, probably of the same origin as English hamble

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Infinitive
to Hamper

Third person singular
Hampers

Simple past
Hampered

Past participle
Hampered

Present participle
Hampering

to Hamper (third-person singular simple present Hampers, present participle Hampering, simple past and past participle Hampered)
  1. (transitive) To put a hamper or fetter on; to shackle; to ensnare; to inveigle; hence, to impede in motion or progress; to embarrass; to encumber.
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Singular
Hamper

Plural
Hampers

Hamper (plural Hampers)
  1. A shackle; a fetter; anything which impedes.
  2. Patrono:Nautical Articles ordinarily indispensable, but in the way at certain times.
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  • Top hamper, (Nautical): unnecessary spars and rigging kept aloft.
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