What does hamper mean?

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Noun
  1. A large basket, usually with a cover, used for the packing and carrying of articles or small animals
Verb
  1. (transitive) To put into a hamper.
Verb
  1. (transitive) To put a hamper or fetter on; to shackle
  2. to impede in motion or progress
Noun
  1. A shackle; a fetter; anything which impedes.
  2. (nautical) Articles ordinarily indispensable, but in the way at certain times.
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