[ jip-room, -room ]
/ ˈdʒɪpˌrum, -ˌrʊm /
noun British Slang.
a pantry, especially one attached to a student's quarters.
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Origin of gyp-room
First recorded in 1870–75; see origin at gyp2
Words nearby gyp-room
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Example sentences 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