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  • n. Alternative spelling of gippo.


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  • I still remember René's anger at being taken for a "gyppo".

    April 28th, 2007

  • Her daddy was a gyppo logger, and she grew up from Montana to Maine in the back of a rig.

    The Convict and Other Stories

  • Also included are pieces on other truly Oregon topics: Ken Kesey, Pendleton Round-Up cowboys, gyppo loggers, and more.

    Tonight 5-25: VoiceCatcher Reading & Fundraiser at First Unitarian Church - Reading Local: Portland

  • I wouldna let 'em go t 'none but a gyppo or a friend or friend a'the lad.

    The Lark And The Wren

  • "He says ye's a right 'nuff lass, an' ye know how t 'take care of a beast-I mind ye got a gyppo there by ye, though -" he nodded towards Gwyna, who nodded back.

    The Lark And The Wren

  • "There ain't none born can take care 'f a horse like a gyppo, so's ye make sure'n lissen t' the lady, eh?"

    The Lark And The Wren

  • At the time I rationalized that it would be two or three years before the damage was felt on a large scale in the area, and I would be safely gone when a mob of commercial trappers, gyppo loggers, and fishermen tore the Riordan home apart board and nail.

    The Lost Get-Back Boogie

  • Then I did a song about gyppo loggers written by our drummer “the jimmy roaring, the big wheels rolling, the dirt and bark a-flying”, and I could see the words burn with private meaning, with affirmation of their impoverished lives, into all those work-creased faces.

    The Lost Get-Back Boogie

  • The steam on the highway sucked away under us, and then we began to pass cars full of families and ranchers in pickups and a few gyppo loggers that were still operating in western Montana.

    The Lost Get-Back Boogie

  • Earlier in the afternoon a gyppo logger had told me in a bar that I might get on with a country band in Bonner.

    The Lost Get-Back Boogie


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    January 5, 2009

  • It was a good ferret and almost immediately there was a rabbit in the net. The man I was with (a gyppo-looking type whose company I cultivated as a child but whose name evades me now) removed it from the nylon mesh.

    - Peter Reading, C, 1984

    July 4, 2008