Definition of slype in English:


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Pronunciation: /slʌɪp


A covered way between a cathedral transept and the chapter house or deanery.
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  • 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'.

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