cam·​ple | \ ˈkampəl \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of cample

dialectal, England
: to speak angrily or sharply : scold, wrangle

History and Etymology for 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

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“Cample.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cample. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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