Heap

Definition of Heap

Pronunciation: hēpt
n.1.A crowd; a throng; a multitude or great number of persons.
The wisdom of a heap of learned men.
- Chaucer.
A heap of vassals and slaves.
- Bacon.
He had heaps of friends.
- W. Black.
2.A great number or large quantity of things not placed in a pile; as, a heap of trouble.
A vast heap, both of places of scripture and quotations.
- Bp. Burnet.
I have noticed a heap of things in my life.
- R. L. Stevenson.
3.A pile or mass; a collection of things laid in a body, or thrown together so as to form an elevation; as, a heap of earth or stones.
Huge heaps of slain around the body rise.
- Dryden.
v. t.1.To collect in great quantity; to amass; to lay up; to accumulate; - usually with up; as, to heap up treasures.
[imp. & p. p. Heaped (hēpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Heaping.]
Though he heap up silver as the dust.
- Job. xxvii. 16.
2.To throw or lay in a heap; to make a heap of; to pile; as, to heap stones; - often with up; as, to heap up earth; or with on; as, to heap on wood or coal.
3.To form or round into a heap, as in measuring; to fill (a measure) more than even full.

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