HyperDic: gaff

English > 3 senses of the word gaff:
NOUNartifactgaffa sharp metal spike or spur that is fastened to the leg of a gamecock
artifactgaffa spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail
artifactgaffan iron hook with a handle
gaff > pronunciation
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English > gaff: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA sharp metal spike or spur that is fastened to the leg of a gamecock.
BroaderspikeEach of the sharp points on the soles of athletic shoes to prevent slipping (or the shoes themselves)
English > gaff: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail.
Part ofsailing vessel, sailing shipA vessel that is powered by the wind
BroadersparA stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging
English > gaff: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn iron hook with a handle; used for landing large fish.
Member offishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, riggear used in fishing
BroaderhookA curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

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