RAMP, verb intransitive [See Ramble and Romance.]
1. To climb, as a plant; to creep up.
Plants furnished with tendrils catch hold, and so ramping on trees, they mount to a great height.
2. To spring; to leap; to bound; to prance; to frolic.
Their bridles they would champ - and trampling the fine element, would fiercely ramp
Sporting the lion ramp'd.
[In the latter sense, the word is usually written and pronounced romp; the word being originally pronounced with a broad.]
RAMP, noun A leap; a spring; a bound.