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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Pump \Pump\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pumped (p[u^]mt; 215); p. pr.
& vb. n. pumping.]
1. To raise with a pump, as water or other liquid.
2. To draw water, or the like, from; to from water by means
of a pump; as, they pumped the well dry; to pump a ship.
3. Figuratively, to draw out or obtain, as secrets or money,
by persistent questioning or plying; to question or ply
persistently in order to elicit something, as information,
But pump not me for politics. --Otway.
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