RAMP, v.i. [See Ramble and Romance.]

1. To climb, as a plant; to creep up.

Plants furnished with tendrils catch hold, and so ramping on trees, they mount to a great height.

2. To spring; to leap; to bound; to prance; to frolic.

Their bridles they would champ - and trampling the fine element, would fiercely ramp.

Sporting the lion ramp'd.

[In the latter sense, the word is usually written and pronounced romp; the word being originally pronounced with a broad.]

RAMP, n. A leap; a spring; a bound.