jump (v.) Old form(s): iump , iumpe
risk, hazard, imperil
Cor III.i.154[Coriolanus to all] You that ... wish / To jump a body with a dangerous physic
Cym V.iv.184[First Gaoler to Posthumus] you must ... jump the after-inquiry on your own peril
Mac I.vii.7[Macbeth alone, of his achieving success] We'd jump the life to come
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