Definition of Jumpers
1. Noun. (plural of jumper) ¹
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Definition of Jumpers
1. jumper [n] - See also: jumper
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Literary usage of Jumpers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the United States Secret Service by La Fayette Curry Baker (1867)
"THE BOUNTY jumpers. Fraudulent Practices of Bounty Brokers and jumpers—Contrast between English and American Deserters—Plans to check Desertion, ..."
2. Religious Denominations of the World by Vincent L. Milner, John Newton Brown, Hannah Adams (1872)
"jumpers. jumpers, persons so called from the practice of jumping during the time allotted for religious worship. This singular practice began, it is said, ..."
3. The New General and Mining Telegraph Code by Charles Algernon Moreing, Thomas Neal (1907)
"jumpers 13148 Gallantly . Lost case against jumpers 13.149 ... jumpers are appealing against decision 13152 Galleria . We consider jumpers have a good case ..."
4. Unorthodox London; Or, Phases of Religious Life in the Metropolis by Charles Maurice Davies (1874)
"... jumpers. SECT-HUNTING, like misery, makes a man acquainted with strange companions, and familiarises him with strange experiences ; but of all the ..."
5. Pathological Aspects of Religions by Josiah Morse (1906)
"jumpers. Jumping is a characteristic of several extravagant religious sects. About 1740 a religious sect known as the jumpers arose in Wales. ..."
6. The Religious World Displayed: Or, A View of the Four Grand Systems of by Robert Adam (1818)
"The jumpers, who take their name from the practice of jumping in their religious ex^ ercises, are one of those extravagant sects or parties, ..."
7. The Ghost-dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890 by James Mooney (1896)
"jumpers About 1740 a similar extravagant sect, known as the .lumpers, arose in Wales. • According to the description given by Wesley, their exercises were a ..."
8. America in Spitsbergen: The Romance of an Arctic Coal-mine, with an by Nathan Haskell Dole (1922)
"MORE TROUBLE WITH CLAIM-jumpers On this trip no ice was encountered until they reached Green Harbor and off Bear Valley, but the Munroe succeeded in forcing ..."