Pronunciation: (kemp),[key] —n. 1. Brit. Dial. a. a strong, brave warrior.
b. an athlete, esp. a champion.
c. a professional fighter.
d. an impetuous or roguish young man.
2. Scot. and North Eng.a contest, as between two athletes or two groups of workers, esp. a reaping contest between farmworkers.
—v.i. Scot. and North Eng.to contest, fight, or strive, esp. to strive in a reaping contest.
Pronunciation: (kemp),[key] —n. a short, coarse, brittle fiber, used chiefly in the manufacture of carpets.
Pronunciation: (kemp),[key] —n. 1. Jack F., born 1935, U.S. politician: congressman since 1970.
2. a male given name.