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  • There, in an old cider apple orchard, carpeted with long meadow grass and wild flowers, you'll find a traditional "bow-top, open-lot" red and citron-yellow Gypsy caravan.

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  • From the British agricultural journal The Countryman, Vol. LIII, Winter 1956, in an article by Dominic Reeve named "Travelling People" (i.e. Gypsies, and other poor Folk):

    "A closed van, with its occupants not visible, has a sinster look: especially the canvas-covered 'open-lot' with a rag or piece of sacking for a door."

    November 15, 2010