Gamp Gamp (g[a^]mp), n. A large umbrella; -- said to allude to Mrs. Gamp's umbrella, in Dickens's ``Martin Chuzzlewit.'' [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Gamp — Gamp, Karl, deutscher Politiker, geb. 24. Nov. 1846 zu Massaunen in Ostpreußen, studierte die Rechte, trat 1873 in den Staatsjustizdienst, ging 1874 zur Staatseisenbahnverwaltung über, war 1878–80 Hilfsarbeiter im Ministerium der öffentlichen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • gamp — /gæmp/ (say gamp) noun British Colloquial an umbrella. {said to be from the umbrella of Mrs Sarah Gamp in Dickens Martin Chuzzlewit} …   Australian English dictionary

  • gamp — noun Brit. informal, dated a large umbrella. Origin C19: named after Mrs Gamp in Charles Dickens s Martin Chuzzlewit, who carried one …   English new terms dictionary

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  • gamp — noun (archaic or dialect): An umbrella …   Wiktionary

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