gyp-room

[ jip-room, -roo m ]
/ ˈdʒɪpˌrum, -ˌrʊm /

noun British Slang.

a pantry, especially one attached to a student's quarters.

Origin of gyp-room

First recorded in 1870–75; see origin at gyp2
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Examples from the Web for gyp-room

  • The gyp-room owned a presiding dignitary of its own who was known as the “gyp-woman,” who obligingly performed that service.

    A College Girl|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey