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 Gamp (Mrs.),Gan’abim. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gamps and Harrises.
 
Workhouse nurses, real or supposititious. (See GAMP.)   1
        “Mr. Gathorne Hardy is to look after the Gamps and Harrises of Lambeth and the Strand.”—The Daily Telegraph.
 


 Gamp (Mrs.),Gan’abim. 

 
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