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gamp

[gamp] /gæmp/
noun, British Informal.
1.
an umbrella.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; after the umbrella of Mrs. Sarah Gamp in Dickens' Martin Chuzzlewit
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gamp

/ɡæmp/
noun
1.
(Brit, informal) an umbrella
Word Origin
C19: after Mrs Sarah Gamp, a nurse in Dickens' Martin Chuzzlewit, who carried a faded cotton umbrella
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