Definition of heap :
1. A crowd; a throng; a multitude or great number of persons.
2. A great number or large quantity of things not placed in a pile.
3. A pile or mass; a collection of things laid in a body, or thrown together so as to form an elevation; as, a heap of earth or stones.
4. To collect in great quantity; to amass; to lay up; to accumulate; - usually with up; as, to heap up treasures.
5. To form or round into a heap, as in measuring; to fill ( a measure) more than even full.
6. To throw or lay in a heap; to make a heap of; to pile; as, to heap stones; - often with up; as, to heap up earth; or with on; as, to heap on wood or coal.
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acquire (part of speech: verb)
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- Yes, me heap likee workee. - "The Comstock Club", Charles Carroll Goodwin.
- He had not to wait very long, for they brought him a heap of pearls, and all he had to do was to thread them on the string. - "Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen", Alexander Chodsko.
- She sat, a sorry little heap, among the stranger flowers that had brought about her ruin. - "Four Girls and a Compact", Annie Hamilton Donnell.