Gammoning
Gammoning Gam"mon*ing, n. [From 4th {Gammon}.] The act of imposing upon or hoaxing a person. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Gammoning — Gam mon*ing, n. [From 5th {Gammon}.] (Naut.) The lashing or iron band by which the bowsprit of a vessel is secured to the stem to opposite the lifting action of the forestays. [1913 Webster] {Gammoning fashion}, in the style of gammoning lashing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gammoning — Gammon Gam mon (g[a^]m m[u^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gammoned} (g[a^]m m[u^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gammoning}.] To make bacon of; to salt and dry in smoke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gammoning — noun Rope lashings on the bowsprit of a boat …   Wiktionary

  • gammoning — n. rope or iron band by which the bowsprit of a ship is fastened to the stem to oppose the lifting movement of the mast s front rope (Nautical); act of imposing upon or tricking a person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gammoning — noun ( s) Etymology: from gerund of gammon (III) : the lashing or iron band by which the bowsprit of a ship is fixed to the stem …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gammoning fashion — Gammoning Gam mon*ing, n. [From 5th {Gammon}.] (Naut.) The lashing or iron band by which the bowsprit of a vessel is secured to the stem to opposite the lifting action of the forestays. [1913 Webster] {Gammoning fashion}, in the style of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gammoning hole — Gammoning Gam mon*ing, n. [From 5th {Gammon}.] (Naut.) The lashing or iron band by which the bowsprit of a vessel is secured to the stem to opposite the lifting action of the forestays. [1913 Webster] {Gammoning fashion}, in the style of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gammon — I. /ˈgæmən / (say gamuhn) noun 1. the game of backgammon. 2. Backgammon a victory in which the winner throws off all his or her pieces before the opponent throws off any. –verb (t) 3. Backgammon to win a gammon over. {? special use of Middle… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Gammon — Gam mon (g[a^]m m[u^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gammoned} (g[a^]m m[u^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gammoning}.] To make bacon of; to salt and dry in smoke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gammoned — Gammon Gam mon (g[a^]m m[u^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gammoned} (g[a^]m m[u^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gammoning}.] To make bacon of; to salt and dry in smoke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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