Definitions for slype
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word slype
A covered passageway, especially one connecting the transept of a cathedral or monastery to the chapter house.
a narrow passage between two buildings, as between the transept and chapter house of a monastery
Origin: [Cf. D. sluipen to sneak.]
The term slype is a variant of slip in the sense of a narrow passage; in architecture, the name for the covered passage usually found in monasteries or cathedrals between the transept and the chapter house, as at St Andrews, Winchester, Gloucester, Exeter and St. Albans.
Images & Illustrations of slype
Find a translation for the slype definition in other languages:
Select another language: