Definition of kemp in English:

kemp

Syllabification: kemp
Pronunciation: /kemp
 
/

noun

  • A coarse hair or fiber in wool.

Derivatives

kempy

adjective

Origin

late Middle English (originally denoting a coarse human hair): from Old Norse kampr 'beard, whisker'.

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