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gyp-room

[jip-room, -roo m] /ˈdʒɪpˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun, British Slang.
1.
a pantry, especially one attached to a student's quarters.
Origin of gyp-room
1870-1875
1870-75; see 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

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