Gypsy winch
Gypsy Gyp"sy a. Pertaining to, or suitable for, gypsies. [1913 Webster]

{Gypsy hat}, a woman's or child's broad-brimmed hat, usually of straw or felt.

{Gypsy winch}, a small winch, which may be operated by a crank, or by a ratchet and pawl through a lever working up and down. [1913 Webster]


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