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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
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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.

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gypsy

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

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