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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).

CRAMP, v. To munch (Mry.1 1925). Cf. Cram, v. (2).Cai.7 1942:
He wis crampan' e keal. Hid wisna richt bweiled.
Bnff.2 1941:
The unweel horse is better an' crampin' up his hey like a' that.

[Prob. imitative in origin, cf. Crump, v., id., and Eng. dial. cramp, to crop grass or herbage (E.D.D.).]

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