from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British A large baggy umbrella.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An umbrella.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large umbrella; -- said to allude to Mrs. Gamp's umbrella, in Dickens's “Martin Chuzzlewit.”
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large umbrella: said to be so called from Mrs. Gamp, a character in Charles Dickens's novel “Martin Chuzzlewit.”
- To eat greedily; gulp down.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. colloquial terms for an umbrella
After the umbrella of Mrs. Sarah Gamp, a character in the novel Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
After Mrs Sarah Gamp, a character who carried a large umbrella in Charles Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit. (Wiktionary)