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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gyp  \Gyp\,  n.  [Said  to  be  a  sportive  application  of  Gr  ?  a 
  vulture.] 
  A  college  servant;  --  so  called  in  Cambridge,  England;  at 
  Oxford  called  a  scout.  [Cant] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gyp 
  n  :  a  swindle  in  which  you  cheat  at  gambling  or  persuade  a 
  person  to  buy  worthless  property  [syn:  {bunco},  {bunco 
  game},  {bunko},  {bunko  game},  {con},  {confidence  game},  {con 
  game},  {hustle},  {sting},  {flimflam}] 
  v  :  deprive  of  by  deceit;  "He  swindled  me  out  of  my  inheritance" 
  [syn:  {swindle},  {rook},  {nobble},  {diddle},  {bunco},  {defraud}, 
  {mulct},  {con}] 




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