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English Dictionary: rump by the DICT Development Group
2 results for rump
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
    Synonym(s): hindquarters, croup, croupe, rump
  2. fleshy hindquarters; behind the loin and above the round
  3. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
    Synonym(s): buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Rump \Rump\, n. [OE. rumpe; akin to D. romp trunk, body, LG.
      rump, G. rumpf, Dan. rumpe rump, Icel. rumpr, Sw. rumpa rump,
      1. The end of the backbone of an animal, with the parts
            adjacent; the buttock or buttocks.
      2. Among butchers, the piece of beef between the sirloin and
            the aitchbone piece. See Illust. of {Beef}.
      3. Fig.: The hind or tail end; a fag-end; a remnant.
      {Rump Parliament}, [or] {The Rump} (Eng. Hist.), the remnant
            of the Long Parliament after the expulsion by Cromwell in
            1648 of those who opposed his purposes. It was dissolved
            by Cromwell in 1653, but twice revived for brief sessions,
            ending finally in 1659.
                     The Rump abolished the House of Lords, the army
                     abolished the Rump, and by this army of saints
                     Cromwell governed.                              --Swift.
      {Rump steak}, a beefsteak from the rump. --Goldsmith.
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