Gaff

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Gaff Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • an iron hook with a handle; used for landing large fish
  • a spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a sharp metal spike or spur that is fastened to the leg of a gamecock ,
  • a spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail ,
  • an iron hook with a handle; used for landing large fish

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Gaff'


  • Gaff: Gaff may refer to: Fishing gaff, a pole used in fishing Gaff rig, a fore-and-aft sailing arrangement in which the sail is held up by a spar called a
  • Gaff rig: called the gaff. Because the size and shape of the sail, a gaff rig will have running backstays rather than permanent backstays. The gaff enables a fore
  • Fishing gaff: In fishing, a gaff is a pole with a sharp hook on the end that is used to stab a large fish and then lift the fish into the boat or onto shore. Ideally
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