"gyp" Definition

  1. an undergraduate’s servant at Cambridge. Popularly derived by Cantabs from the _Greek_, GYPS, (γύψ), a vulture, from the dishonest rapacity peculiar to GYPS. At Oxford servants are called scouts.

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Position in the dictionary: 1567 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: hackle, hackslaver, haddock, hair of the dog, half jack., half-a-bean, half-a-bull, half-a-couter, half-a-hog, half-a-stretch
Previous words in the dictionary: guzzle, guy, guttle, gutter lane, gutter blood, gut scraper, gusher, gurrawaun, gup, gunner’s daughter

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