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 of the size and shape of the sail, a gaff rig will have running backstays rather than permanent backstays. The gaff enables a
  • 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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  • Penny gaff: A penny gaff was a popular entertainment for the lower classes in 19th-century England. It consisted of short, theatrical entertainments which could be
  • John Gaff: Lieutenant Colonel John Gaff GM (27 May 1927 - 28 November 2013) was a British Army officer who was the senior bomb disposal expert during his service
  • Andrew Gaff: Andrew Gaff (born 16 June 1992) is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL)
  • Gaff Topsails: Gaff Topsail is an abandoned railway settlement located in the interior of Newfoundland, Canada, between the communities of Millertown Junction to the
  • Gaff vang: A gaff vang is a line on a gaff rig sailboat used to exert lateral force on the gaff and thus control the shape of the sail. Rarely used now they are commonly
  • Sheila Gaff: Sheila Gaff (December 29, 1989) is a German mixed martial artist, and was fighting in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship but

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