If so, I must retire, and leave you to The care and guidance of the Gipsy queen.D.
They were not sure whether she were most Saracen, Gipsy, or Jew.
The more intelligent the Gipsy, the more he thinks of his speech, and the more care he takes of it.
Well, do you know I always thought I should love a Gipsy life.
The fires from the skies made the barn burn, announced the Gipsy woman.
Was it some international password or a Gipsy note of universal import?
Yesterday we went all over Flodden; to-day we are going to Yetholm, the Gipsy capital.
So forward they went, creeping cautiously on all fours after the Gipsy woman.
Those enemies who called him "the living skeleton" said it revealed his Gipsy origin.
It was just like a pocket, or like the shawl in which Gipsy women carry their children.
also gipsy, c.1600, alteration of gypcian, a worn-down Middle English dialectal form of egypcien "Egyptian," from the supposed origin of these people. As an adjective, from 1620s.
Cognate with Spanish Gitano and close in sense to Turkish and Arabic Kipti "gypsy," literally "Coptic;" but in Middle French they were Bohémien (see bohemian), and in Spanish also Flamenco "from Flanders." "The gipsies seem doomed to be associated with countries with which they have nothing to do" [Weekley]. Zingari, the Italian and German name, is of unknown origin. Romany is from the people's own language, a plural adjective form of rom "man." Gipsy is the prefered spelling in England.
To make a risky bet or call: You will find players consistently gypsying, flat-calling with kings up or less (1940s+ Gambling); (1950s+)