gyp-room

[ jip-room, -roo m ]
/ ˈdʒɪpˌrum, -ˌrʊm /
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noun British Slang.

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

Nearby words

  1. gynostegium,
  2. gynostemium,
  3. gyoza,
  4. gyp,
  5. gyp joint,
  6. gyplure,
  7. gypo,
  8. gypper,
  9. gyppo,
  10. gyprock

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