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English → English (gcide) Definition: Bounty jumper jumper \jump"er\ (j[u^]mp"[~e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, jumps. [1913 Webster] 2. A long drilling tool used by masons and quarrymen. [1913 Webster] 3. A rude kind of sleigh; -- usually, a simple box on runners which are in one piece with the poles that form the thills. [U.S.] --J. F. Cooper. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zo["o]l.) The larva of the cheese fly. See Cheese fly, under Cheese. [1913 Webster] 5. (Eccl.) A name applied in the 18th century to certain Calvinistic Methodists in Wales whose worship was characterized by violent convulsions. [1913 Webster] 6. (Horology) spring to impel the star wheel, also a pawl to lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece. [1913 Webster] Baby jumper. See in the Vocabulary. Bounty jumper. See under Bounty. [1913 Webster] Bounty \Boun"ty\, n.; pl. Bounties. [OE. bounte goodness, kindness, F. bont['e], fr. L. bonitas, fr. bonus good, for older duonus; cf. Skr. duvas honor, respect.] [1913 Webster] 1. Goodness, kindness; virtue; worth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Nature set in her at once beauty with bounty. --Gower. [1913 Webster] 2. Liberality in bestowing gifts or favors; gracious or liberal giving; generosity; munificence. [1913 Webster] My bounty is as boundless as the sea. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. That which is given generously or liberally. “Thy morning bounties.” --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 4. A premium offered or given to induce men to enlist into the public service; or to encourage any branch of industry, as husbandry or manufactures. [1913 Webster] Bounty jumper, one who, during the latter part of the Civil War, enlisted in the United States service, and deserted as soon as possible after receiving the bounty. [Collog.] Queen Anne's bounty (Eng. Hist.), a provision made in Queen Anne's reign for augmenting poor clerical livings. [1913 Webster] Syn: Munificence; generosity; beneficence. [1913 Webster]


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