Definition of gamp in English:

gamp

noun

British
informal, dated
  • An umbrella, especially a large unwieldy one.

    ‘he stuck his gamp in the hallstand’
    • ‘When the rain began to come down in buckets I thought I had better invest in a gamp, but was deterred by the thought that I already had two lying about somewhere at home and one in my office here.’
    parasol, sunshade
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Origin

Mid 19th century: named after Mrs Gamp in Charles Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit, who carried such an umbrella.

Pronunciation:

gamp

/ɡamp/