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a sharp metal spike or spur that is fastened to the leg of a gamecock

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a spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail

an iron hook with a handle

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Since 2008, Gaff has been cited by the city 31 times for violating nuisance ordinances.
Tom Kill finished the scoring, breaking away from defence to score under the posts, again converted by Gaff.
Angel Cordero rides Sheema Classic hopeful Gaff yesterday EDWARD WHITAKER
The bride is the daughter of John and Cynthia Gaff of Pascagoula.
In the under-13 category, Coventry's fast-starting Ben Davies will lead the home challenge, alongside Paul Coombes, Sam Hardy, and Adam Gaff.
The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a gaff adapted for chromated copper arsenate (CCA) in order to improve the linemen's psychophysical perception of pole climbability compared to the standard gaff used by Hydro-Quebec's staff.
As is common in many cockfighting cultures, Timorese birds have to manage with a sharp gaff attached to the left leg, left being considered the side of death.
In Gaff Topsails it is 1948 on the coast of Newfoundland rather than 1904 in Dublin, but many similarities remain.
Gaff, say the lexicons, can mean a metal spur for a gamecock, a cheap theater or music hall, an ordeal, or a kind of topsail.
Most works cited called for action, and Gaff makes clear that the exhortations did more than raise consciousness.
Gaff, published by Jossey-Bass in 1983) is reviewed here as an important contribution to the abundant literature on general education.
We've demonstrated significant progress since DSDP was established as a top-level Eclipse project last year," said Doug Gaff, leader of the DSDP Project Management Council (PMC) from Wind River.
The goal was to use this unwieldy device to boat big fish for release, without using a gaff.
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THIS is the palatial gaff set to be Britain's most expensive home in a PS280million sale.