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slype

[slahyp] /slaɪp/
noun, Architecture
1.
a covered passage, especially one from the transept of a cathedral to the chapter house.
Also, slip.
Origin of slype
dialectal Dutch
1860-1865
1860-65; origin uncertain; compare dialectal Dutch slijpe secret path
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slype

/slaɪp/
noun
1.
a covered passageway in a cathedral or church that connects the transept to the chapterhouse
Word Origin
C19: probably from Middle Flemish slijpen to slip
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