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Definition of Gypsies

Gypsies
Gypsy Gyp"sy, n.; pl. Gypsies. [OE. Gypcyan, F. gyptien Egyptian, gypsy, L. Aegyptius. See Egyptian.] [Also spelled gipsy and gypsey.] 1. One of a vagabond race, whose tribes, coming originally from India, entered Europe in 14th or 15th centry, and are now scattered over Turkey, Russia, Hungary, Spain, England, etc., living by theft, fortune telling, horsejockeying, tinkering, etc. Cf. Bohemian, Romany. Like a right gypsy, hath, at fast and loose, Beguiled me to the very heart of loss. --Shak. 2. The language used by the gypsies. --Shak. 3. A dark-complexioned person. --Shak. 4. A cunning or crafty person [Collog.] --Prior.

Meaning of Gypsies from wikipedia

- Romani people are also known by a variety of other names; in English as gypsies or gipsies, and Roma, in Gr**** as γύφτοι (gíftoi) or τσιγγάνοι (tsiggánoi)...
- founder of the Gypsy Lore Society. Leland claimed Cooper was the King of the Gypsies in England. Was described as the King of the Gypsies, in an account...
- 2: 2.1 Notes on the situation of the gypsy community in Spanish societyAffix III. 'Bad gypsies, good gypsies']. The Barañí Project – Roma Women (in...
- Travellers (UK: /ˈrɒmənɪtʃæl/ US: /-ni-/; more commonly known as English Gypsies or English Travellers) are a Romani subgroup within the United Kingdom...
- the Gypsies". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 1 August 2009. "Dom za vesanje (1989)". Swedish Film Institute. 16 March 2014. Time of the Gypsies at IMDb...
- Sea Gypsies, a 1957 film directed by Philippine National Artist Lamberto V. Avellana and starring Rosa Rosal and Tony Santos, Sr. The Sea Gypsies (1978...
- as Gypsies/Travellers in Scotland: Indigenous Highland Travellers, Romani Lowland Travellers, Scottish Border Romanichal Traveller (Border Gypsies) and...
- Romani people (Roma; Romi, traditionally Țigani, often called "Gypsies") constitute one of Romania's largest minorities. According to the 2011 census...
- Gypsy is a name for the Romani people, an ethnic group of South Asian origin. Gypsy or gypsies or The Gypsies may also refer to: Gypsy (database), a database...
- Scottish Travellers. Although they are often incorrectly referred to as "Gypsies", Irish Travellers are not genetically related to the Romani. Genetic analysis...