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Definition of Dampier
1. dampy [adj] - See also: dampy
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dampier
Literary usage of Dampier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present by Joseph Sabin, Wilberforce Eames, Bibliographical Society of America, Robert William Glenroie Vail (1873)
"Dampier. The Voyages and Adventures of Capt. William Dampier. Wherein are Described the ... William Dampier in the South Seas and round the World. ..."
2. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Edward Gaylord Bourne, James Alexander Robertson, Emma Helen Blair (1906)
"The intro- 114 William Dampier, one of the most noted of English navigators and freebooters, was born of an old Somersetshire family in 1652. ..."
3. The English Illustrated Magazine (1906)
"weighed with Colonel Dampier. Philip 'Fancied was his close personal friend. ... Dampier liked Tancred, and Tancred liked Dampier; and Dampier had, ..."
4. A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Arranged in by Robert Kerr (1824)
"Thi" evening, two of the men who had agreed to remain with Captain Dampier, left him and came over to us, so that our number was now thirty-five, ..."
5. The United Service Magazine by Arthur William Alsager Pollock (1837)
"On this difference of opinion, Dampier and eleven more thought proper to return on board that night. Hearing nothing of their companions next day, ..."