cample

intransitive verb cam·ple \ˈkampəl\

Definition of cample

-ed/-ing/-s

dialectal, England

  1. :  to speak angrily or sharply :  scold, wrangle

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Origin and Etymology of cample

frequentative of obsolete camp to wrangle, fight, from Middle English campen to fight, from Old English campian, from camp war, combat; akin to Old High German kamph combat, Old Norse kapp war, contest, energy; all from a prehistoric North Germanic-West Germanic word borrowed from Latin campus field, battlefield — more at camp


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