Guype's Frolic (The)
X:1 % T:Guype's Frolic, The M:9/8 L:1/8 B:Davie's Caledonian Repository (Aberdeen, 1829-30, p. 29) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion R:Jig C:Middleton K:F d|cAF FEF GAB|cAF FEF GEC|cAF FEF GAB| AcA GEG F2:|c|fef dgf edc|fef dbg fec| fef cfe dcB|AcA GEG F2c|fef dgf edc| fef dbg fec|f>ef g>fg a>ga|b>ag fge f2||
GUYPE'S FROLIC. Scottish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. A few on-line slang dictionaries give that guype is Irish slang for someone who wanders aimlessly or a clueless person. There is little to corroborate this assertion, its derivation, nor how old the word might be.