Gaffed
Gaff \Gaff\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gaffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gaffing}.] To strike with a gaff or barbed spear; to secure by means of a gaff; as, to gaff a salmon. [1913 Webster]

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