This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word slype
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A covered passageway, especially one connecting the transept of a cathedral or monastery to the chapter house.
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a narrow passage between two buildings, as between the transept and chapter house of a monastery
Origin: [Cf. D. sluipen to sneak.]
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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.