Definition of gyp:
short, swipe, abduct, hornswoggle, flurry, hook, honest, inmate, fiddle, victimizer, shirk, hustle, filch, pinch, bustle, toy, cabbage, yard bird, sting, diddle, Bunco Game, diddler, pilfer, snarf, confidence trick, insect bite, rook, mulct, gull, fuss, cozener, cheater, trim, flimflammer, victimize, flimflam, pang, sharper, lift, goldbrick, fake, cozen, swindle, take, bunco, gip, crook, shrink from, bite, nobble, stir, stinging, yardbird, play, fraud, short-change, bunko, chiseler, victimise, do, abstract, snatch, learn, victimization, chisel, con game, stick, confidence game, con, ado, scam, bilk, memorize, fraud, purloin, kidnap, gypper, defraud, bunko game, memorise, trick, convict.
Each set consisted simply of a sitting- room and of a bedroom, while the two corresponding rooms upon the ground- floor were used, the one as a coal- cellar, and the other as the living- room of the servant, or gyp, Thomas Styles, whose duty it was to wait upon the three men above him.- "Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life", Arthur Conan Doyle.
- "Beyond", John Galsworthy.
- "The White Peacock", D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence.