gamp

noun
\ˈgamp\
plural -s

Definition of gamp 

British

: a large umbrella halfway to the station my gamp blew inside outSydney (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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First Known Use of gamp

1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gamp

after Sarah Gamp, nurse with a large cotton umbrella in Charles Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit (1843–44)

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