Crump Crump (kr[u^]mp), a. [AS. crumb stooping, bent down; akin to OHG. chrumb, G. krumm, Dan. krum, D. krom, and E. cramp.] 1. Crooked; bent. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Crooked backs and crump shoulders. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

2. Hard or crusty; dry baked; as, a crump loaf. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Hallivell. [1913 Webster]

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