[jip-room, -roo m]
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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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