Clamped
Clamp \Clamp\ (kl[a^]mp), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clamped} (kl[a^]mt; 215) p. pr. & vb. n. {Clamping}.] 1. To fasten with a clamp or clamps; to apply a clamp to; to place in a clamp. [1913 Webster]

2. To cover, as vegetables, with earth. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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