\pˈʌmpənˌɪkə͡l], \pˈʌmpənˌɪkəl], \p_ˈʌ_m_p_ə_n_ˌɪ_k_əl]\
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A sort of bread, made of unbolted rye, which forms the chief food of the Westphalian peasants. It is acid but nourishing.
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pump'er-nik-el, n. a kind of coarse bread, made of unsifted rye, much used in Westphalia. [Ger., a heavy, stupid fellow, from pumper, a heavy fall, nickel=Nicholas.]
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By Sir Augustus Henry
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