Definition of Slype

1. n. A narrow passage between two buildings, as between the transept and chapter house of a monastery.



Definition of Slype

1. Noun. (architecture) A covered passageway, especially one connecting the transept of a cathedral or monastery to the chapter house. ¹

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Definition of Slype

1. a narrow passage in an English cathedral [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slype

slutty
sly
sly-boot
sly-boots
sly as a fox
sly fox
slyboot
slyboots
slyer
slyest
slyish
slyke
slyly
slyness
slynesses
slype (current term)
slypes
smFRET
smac 25
smack
smack-dab
smack dab
smack of
smack up
smackable
smackdown
smackdowns
smacked
smackee
smackees

Literary usage of Slype

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1. The Cathedral Church of Gloucester: A Description of Its Fabric and a Brief by Henri Jean Louis Joseph Massé (1898)
"The first window—ie the westernmost window nearest to the slype—is a memorial to J. Francillon, Esq., a judge of the county court, who died in 1866. ..."

2. The History of the Parish of Hailsham: The Abbey of Otham and the Priory of by Louis Francis Salzman (1901)
"A door on the east leads into a vaulted passage or slype with a door to the ... The slype was lighted by a squint.like window high up in the south.west ..."

3. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To slype, va 1. To strip off ; as the feathery part of a quill, a twig from a tree, ... To slype r>ff, to strip off the skin or bark of any thing, North. ..."

4. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"A coarse fellow," Gl. M'Taggart gives, as in many other instances, a sin» guiar definition of this term ; " slype, a fellow who runs much after the female ..."

5. Chambers' Edinburgh Journal by Robert Chambers, William Chambers (1851)
"The slype! — no to ken the slype, and yon hare got such a gude ane too! ... We ' Losh, sir, no to understand what a slype is 1' * Collecting-dish for the ..."

6. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"To slype, ra 1. To strip off ; as the feathery part of a quill, a twig from a tree, ... "To slype off, to strip off the skin or bark of any thing, North. ..."

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