Definition of gamp
: a large umbrella halfway to the station my gamp blew inside out — Sydney (Australia) Bulletin; often : one that is untidily or loosely tied up if you carry an umbrella use it tightly rolled and never as a gamp — S. D. Barney
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Origin and Etymology of gamp
after Sarah Gamp, nurse with a large cotton umbrella in Charles Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit (1843–44)
First Known Use: 1855
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