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 gammoning lashing, that is, having the turns of rope crossed.

{Gammoning hole} (Naut.), a hole cut through the knee of the head of a vessel for the purpose of gammoning the bowsprit. [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 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

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