gamp

gamp

[gamp]
noun British Informal.
an umbrella.

Origin:
1860–65; after the umbrella of Mrs. Sarah Gamp in Dickens' Martin Chuzzlewit

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gamp (ɡæmp)
 
n
informal (Brit) an umbrella
 
[C19: after Mrs Sarah Gamp, a nurse in Dickens' Martin Chuzzlewit, who carried a faded cotton umbrella]

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