Egyptians

Egyptians
Derivative name in old England for "gypsies"; a wandering, nomadic people without permanent abode, living in tents or other shelters, pretending to tell fortunes of others

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  • Egyptians — Derivative name in old England for gypsies ; a wandering, nomadic people without permanent abode, living in tents or other shelters, pretending to tell fortunes of others …   Black's law dictionary

  • EGYPTIANS — …   Useful english dictionary

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