a person or thing that stamps.
(in a post office) an employee who applies postmarks and cancels postage stamps.
a pestle, especially one in a stamp mill.
a mold, usually of metal, from which disk recordings are pressed.

1350–1400; Middle English stampere. See stamp, -er1 Unabridged
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stamp (stæmp)
vb (when intr, often foll by on) (foll by on)
1.  to bring (the foot) down heavily (on the ground, etc)
2.  (intr) to walk with heavy or noisy footsteps
3.  to repress, extinguish, or eradicate: he stamped on any criticism
4.  (tr) to impress or mark (a particular device or sign) on (something)
5.  to mark (something) with an official impress, seal, or device: to stamp a passport
6.  (tr) to fix or impress permanently: the date was stamped on her memory
7.  (tr) to affix a postage stamp to
8.  (tr) to distinguish or reveal: that behaviour stamps him as a cheat
9.  to pound or crush (ores, etc)
10.  the act or an instance of stamping
11.  a.  See postage stamp
 b.  a mark applied to postage stamps for cancellation purposes
12.  a similar piece of gummed paper used for commercial or trading purposes
13.  a block, die, etc, used for imprinting a design or device
14.  a design, device, or mark that has been stamped
15.  a characteristic feature or trait; hallmark: the story had the stamp of authenticity
16.  a piece of gummed paper or other mark applied to official documents to indicate payment of a fee, validity, ownership, etc
17.  informal (Brit) a national insurance contribution, formerly recorded by means of a stamp on an official card
18.  type or class: we want to employ men of his stamp
19.  an instrument or machine for crushing or pounding ores, etc, or the pestle in such a device
[Old English stampe; related to Old High German stampfōn to stamp, Old Norse stappa]

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Example sentences
In turn, the etching is used to create a metal stamper.
Stamper contended that the search warrant was issued without probable cause and was based on false information.
Stamper did not reach into the vehicle to retrieve the baggie.
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