Gamp definition

gămp
A large baggy umbrella.
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(brit.) A large umbrella, esp. one that is bulky or awkwardly wrapped.
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(UK, dated) An umbrella.
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Noun

Singular:
gamp
Plural:
gamps

Origin of gamp

  • After the umbrella of Mrs. Sarah Gamp , a character in the novel Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • After Mrs Sarah Gamp, a character who carried a large umbrella in Charles Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit.

    From Wiktionary