Gyps

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Gyps a genus of Accipitridae
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gyps The largest genus of old-world vultures, containing the several species known as griffins or griffin-vultures, having the nostrils oval and perpendicular, and the rectrices 14. They range over most of Africa, all the countries bordering the Mediterranean, and eastward to Persia, India, and the Malay peninsula. The common griffin is G. fulvus of Europe and Africa; G. rueppelli and G. kolbi are both African; G. himalayensis and G. indicus are named from the regions they respectively inhabit; and several other species or varieties have been described.
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Usage

In literature:

That's the best part of Gyp.
"Gypsy Breynton" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Don't let that Shylock landlord gyp you.
"Winner Take All" by Larry Evans
Morning chapel begins at seven; and the gyp calls him at half-past six.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 440" by Various
But now let him see another pet poodle which is like Gyp except that it is black in color.
"The Mind and Its Education" by George Herbert Betts
PORSON one day sent his gyp with a note to a certain Cantab, requesting him to find the value of nothing.
"The Jest Book" by Mark Lemon
If you couldn't gyp a bone-headed amateur out of a piece of property, whom could you gyp?
"Jill the Reckless" by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
You wouldn't think he'd ever gypped anybody in all his young career.
"Torchy As A Pa" by Sewell Ford
Perchance it was tolling for `Gyp' and me!
"Young Tom Bowling" by J.C. Hutcheson
Have you discovered your gyp-room yet?
"A College Girl" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Now "gyp" and sand do hide their one-time yearnin'; 'Twas theirs; 'tis past.
"Cowboy Songs" by Various
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In news:

Just click & drag on the above photo from this week's issue of The Gyp Hill Premiere.
'Boardwalk Empire' season 3 clip trailer: Meet Gyp Rosetti.
HBO If it's one thing HBO wants us to do with this glimpse of the prohibition drama's third season is to forget the memory of the late James Darmody (Mchael Pitt) by introducing us the Atlantic City's newest badass in the form of Gyp Rosetti.
Boardwalk Empire' season 3 put in something of a quieter hour this week with "Ging Gang Goolie," as Bobby Canavale's Gyp Rosetti stayed out of the proceedings and Tabor Heights altogether after the tense climax of "You'd Be Surprised.
Boardwalk Empire' Previews "The Milkmaid's Lot": Gyp Rosetti Takes Over.
Boardwalk Empire' Previews "The Milkmaid 's Lot": Gyp Rosetti Takes Over.
Gyp Rosetti rules ' Boardwalk Empire's Atlantic City, while Nucky Thompson hides in the shadows and looks for his moment to strike back and reclaim his empire.
With Atlantic City overrun by Gyp and his goons, Nucky turns to his only ally left.
Boardwalk Empire' Previews "The Milkmaid's Lot": Gyp Rosetti Takes Over.
Nucky dodges another federal indictment, only to walk right into Gyp's line of fire.
When it comes to retaliation, Gyp has got style.
Gyp Rosetti rules 'Boardwalk Empire 's Atlantic City, while Nucky Thompson hides in the shadows and looks for his moment to strike back and reclaim his empire .
Gyp Rosetti rules 'Boardwalk Empire's Atlantic City, while Nucky Thompson hides in the shadows and looks for his moment to strike back and reclaim his empire.
Gypped Gen X'ers discovering hope for future.
Now that a fourth season is assured, we needn't worry that too much harm is going to come to 'Boardwalk Empire's Nucky Thompson, even as unstable gangsters like Gyp Rosetti (Bobby Canavale) take every excuse to start a conflict.
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