Definition of gamp in English:

gamp

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Pronunciation: /gamp
 
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noun

British informal , • dated
  • An umbrella, especially a large unwieldy one: he stuck his gamp in the hallstand
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    • When the rain began to come down in buckets I thought I had better invest in a gamp, but was deterred by the thought that I already had two lying about somewhere at home and one in my office here.

Origin

mid 19th century: named after Mrs Gamp in Charles Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit, who carried such an umbrella.

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