slype


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slype

 (slīp)
n.
A covered passage, especially one between the transept and chapter house of a cathedral.

[Perhaps akin to Dutch dialectal slijpe, secret path.]

slype

(slaɪp)
n
(Architecture) a covered passageway in a cathedral or church that connects the transept to the chapterhouse
[C19: probably from Middle Flemish slijpen to slip]