Gipsy language, the speech of the Roma or Zincali. This has
nothing to do with Rome.
“A learned Sclavonian ... said of Rommany, that he found it
interesting to be able to study a Hindu dialect in the heart of
Europe.” —Leland: English Gipsies, chap. viii. p. 109.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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