Definition of slype in English:
A covered way between a cathedral transept and the chapter house or deanery.
- The entrance from the slype into the cloister and the layout of the stairs is discussed further below.
- Fr. Thomas is busy replanting the area around the new slype that had been dug up by construction.
- Adjoining the S transept is the slype, a long narrow passage that was formerly covered by a barrel vault.
Mid 19th century: perhaps a variant of dialect slipe 'long narrow piece of ground'.
Words that rhyme with slypegripe, hype, mistype, pipe, ripe, sipe, skype, snipe, stripe, swipe, tripe, type, wipe
Definition of slype in:
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