from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Slang Variant of gyp.
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- v. Alternative form of gyp.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A servant. See gyp.
- transitive v. To take out the entrails of (herrings).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Another form of gib, 2.
- n. See gyp.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. deprive of by deceit
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"gip" - what's the basis in the paper for the statement you make above (7: 03am)?
One fiendish creature drew her scissors, and, using them like a stiletto, drove the sharp point into a sister 'gip's' head.
As for the 'gip' who was stabbed, nothing more was heard of it; she 'traipsed' off with the rest.
Passing over the hills one winter's day, when the Downs looked all alike, being covered with snow, I came across a 'gip' family sitting on the ground in a lane, old and young exposed to the blast.
The keeper had been waiting about doubtless where he could command the various tracks up the hill, had seen us come that way, and did not wish us to return in the same direction; because if the 'gip' saw any one at all he would not approach his snare.
Your leg will give you gip at every turn, especially if your way is strewn with flaming rubble, but if you're lucky, you'll get there.
No scout in Oxford, no gip in Cambridge, ever matched him in speed and intelligence.
D*mn it all to H*ll, it's our money being used to gip us and our children of their inheritance as Americans.
I didn't guarantee I'd. gip to the swim club with you.
He was shot in the right shoulder, the wound soon healed, but the arm was almost useless, so the massage fiend here used to come and give him terrible gip.