Definition of kemp in English:

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kemp

Pronunciation: /kɛmp/

noun

A coarse hair or fibre in wool.

Derivatives

kempy

adjective

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with kemp

hemp, temp

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