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Gorgio

/ˈɡɔːdʒəʊ; -dʒɪəʊ/
noun (pl) -gios
1.
(sometimes not capital) a word used by Gypsies for a non-Gypsy
Word Origin
from Romany
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  • Fortune-telling is a resource to some extent, but even this is meddled with by the gorgio and his laws.

    Gipsy Life George Smith
  • (She laughed to herself at the conceit) and married, like a gorgio bride, all in white!

    Katerfelto G. J. Whyte-Melville
  • Not only baffled in his search, but lost, like an overfed gorgio, on the moor.

    Katerfelto G. J. Whyte-Melville
  • Sir gorgio Midas has given 100,000 to found a Midas hospital.

    Not Guilty Robert Blatchford
  • For a Romany woman who marries a gorgio the penalty is death.

    Theodore Watts-Dunton James Douglas
  • We will tap the trees of happiness—they're hid from the gorgio world.

  • Hell, so that's what you've learned in the gorgio world, is it?

  • You do not talk like a Romany, but like a gorgio of the schools.

  • Have I said or done anything that a gorgio duke wouldn't do?

  • In looking at the weapons he was as good a man as any gorgio.

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