PRONUNCIATION: (for verb: ree-VAMP, for noun: REE-vamp)

MEANING: verb tr.: To renovate, refurnish, revise, etc.
noun: An instance of renovation, refurnishing, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: From re- (again) + vamp (the front upper part of a shoe), from Old French avanpié, from avant (fore) + pié (foot), from Latin pes (foot). Earliest documented use: 1803.

VASP - a Teutonic hornet

NAMP - National Association of Military Police; a retired Viet Nam veteran is its head

SAM P. - noted 17th Century Politician and Diarist, as he was known by his familiars