Ganged
Gange Gange (g[a^]nj), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ganged} (g[a^]njd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Ganging} (g[a^]n"j[i^]ng).] [Of uncertain origin.] 1. To protect (the part of a line next a fishhook, or the hook itself) by winding it with wire. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. To attach (a fishhook) to a line or snell, as by knotting the line around the shank of the hook. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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