Hypertext Webster Gateway: "gyp"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Gyp \Gyp\, n. [Said to be a sportive application of Gr. ? a
A college servant; -- so called in Cambridge, England; at
Oxford called a scout. [Cant]

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

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 trick},
{confidence game}, {con game}, {hustle}, {sting}, {flimflam}]
v : deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my
inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted
her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little
change" [syn: {swindle}, {rook}, {goldbrick}, {nobble}, {diddle},
{bunco}, {defraud}, {scam}, {mulct}, {con}]

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