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Scampered Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Scamper \Scam"per\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scampered; p. pr. & vb. n. Scampering.] [OF. escamper to escape, to save one's self; L. ex from + campus the field (sc. of battle). See Camp, and cf. Decamp, Scamp, n., Shamble, v. t.] To run with speed; to run or move in a quick, hurried manner; to hasten away. --Macaulay. The lady, however, . . . could not help scampering about the room after a mouse. --S. Sharpe.
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    • Europe Junk Bond ETF Sees Big Inflows
      After U.S. retail investors scampered out of high-yield debt exchange traded funds, there is evidence to suggest institutional investors have been buying up shares of those ETFs. A similar scenario could ... Read more on this news related to 'Scampered'
    • Hernando's newest Boys & Girls Club will serve needs of east-side students
      SPRING HILL — Little kids scampered from their marble games and puzzles and huddled in front of the camera. Read more on this news related to 'Scampered'
    • Boy, 3, smashes Jeep into house
      A diaper-clad toddler crashed a Jeep into a neighbor's house in Oregon -- then scampered home, sat on the couch and watched cartoons, authorities said. Read more on this news related to 'Scampered'

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