from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (also gap, gip), for *marry go up (the original form not found). Same as marry come up. The form marry gip may be due in part to the oath By Mary Gipsy, or ‘by St. Mary of Egypt,’ found in Skelton.
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