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Gypsy

, Gipsy
1. 
a. a member of a people scattered throughout Europe and North America, who maintain a nomadic way of life in industrialized societies. They migrated from NW India from about the 9th century onwards
b. (as modifier): a Gypsy fortune-teller
2. the language of the Gypsies; Romany

What does it mean when you dream about a gypsy?

Dreaming about gypsies may indicate the desire to roam freely without responsibilities and obligations, or to venture forth to seek one’s fortune by chance.

gypsy

[′jip·sē]
(naval architecture)
A small auxiliary drum fitted to one or both ends of a winch or windlass.

Gypsy

member of nomadic people who usually travel in small caravans. [Eur. Hist.: NCE, 1168]

Gypsy

Specification and verification of concurrent systems software. Message passing using named mailboxes. Separately compilable units: routine (procedure, function, or process), type and constant definition, each with a list of access rights.

["Report on the Language Gypsy", A.L. Ambler et al, UT Austin ICSCS-CMP-1976-08-1].
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6 Police always believed Ben was the victim of a gipsy kidnapping.
No matter how hard the Gipsy tried it was never going to win against the Land Rover and the model felt the first tug of the rug being pulled when BMC and Leyland merged, resulting in the Gipsy and the Land Rover being produced by one company.
The situation of "To a Gipsy Child by the Sea-Shore" is rooted in a real event.
The gipsy and traveller label hides a range of groups with distinctive histories, cultures and languages, only a few of which are covered by the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000.
But John Wilson, Novas' assistant director for gipsy and traveller services, said: ``Keith Hill is entirely correct when he says local authorities should take pro active steps to delivering authorised sites for gipsies and travellers.
The judges held the status of somebody claiming to be a gipsy, and therefore possibly entitled to keep caravans on land from which they would normally be banned, should be decided by reference to the meaning of the word gipsy and the individual facts of the case.
The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) says forces who face problems with travellers should establish specialised Gipsy Traveller Units.
PEOPLE living near a proposed gipsy caravan site in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are objecting to the plans.
Jack Hegarty, managing director of Wychavon District Council, which recently produced a leaflet entitled Equal Rights For All to calm local tensions over gipsy encampments
A TEST case between a gipsy family and a North Wales council could go to the highest court in the land.
The site of a Nazi concentration camp for the extermination of gipsies has actually been turned into a pig farm, the Czech Republic obviously wanting to erase the memory of their own gipsy population having been victims of the Nazis.
"The problem is that, as soon as a gipsy puts in a planning application, it's instantly big news.