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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jump.
 
To jump or to fit or unite with like a graft; as, both our inventions meet and jump in one. Hence the adverb exactly, precisely.   1
        “Good advice is easily followed when it jumps with our own … inclinations.”—Lockhart: Sir Walter Scott, chap. x. p. 241
   The Scotch use jimp, as, “When she had been married jimp four months” (The Antiquary.)   2
 


 Ju’mala.Jump at an Offer (To). 

 
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