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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stamp v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stamped p. pr. & vb. n. Stamping.]
 1. To strike beat, or press forcibly with the bottom of the foot, or by thrusting the foot downward.
    He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground.   --Dryden.
 2. To bring down (the foot) forcibly on the ground or floor; as, he stamped his foot with rage.
 3. To crush; to pulverize; specifically Metal., to crush by the blow of a heavy stamp, as ore in a mill.
    I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and burnt it with fire, and stamped it, and ground it very small.   --Deut. ix. 21.
 4. To impress with some mark or figure; as, to stamp a plate with arms or initials.
 5. Fig.: To impress; to imprint; to fix deeply; as, to stamp virtuous principles on the heart.
    God . . . has stamped no original characters on our minds wherein we may read his being.   --Locke.
 6. To cut out, bend, or indent, as paper, sheet metal, etc., into various forms, by a blow or suddenly applied pressure with a stamp or die, etc.; to mint; to coin.
 7. To put a stamp on, as for postage; as, to stamp a letter; to stamp a legal document.
 To stamp out, to put an end to by sudden and energetic action; to extinguish; as, to stamp out a rebellion.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stamp·ing, a. & n. from Stamp, v.
 Stamping ground, a place frequented, and much trodden, by animals, wild or domesticated; hence (Colloq.), the scene of one's labors or exploits; also, one's favorite resort; in this sense, often called stomping ground. [U.S.]
 Stamping machine, a machine for forming metallic articles or impressions by stamping.
 Stamping mill Mining, a stamp mill.