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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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Climber Shall Have Replaceable Forged Steel Gaff (#14).
Ecofood, in turn, is able to reach more smallholdings such as Pavle s thanks to a GAFF loan used for working capital financing and to refurbish the milk collection warehouse in the Kakheti region, home to Nicora and Maisa.
I don't know what's going on," Sandra Gaff said when reached by telephone Friday afternoon.
The former America's Cup, Admiral's Cup, Olympic and world champion yachtsman steered Nerida with great skill to win Gaff Rigged Division 1, overtaking the fleet to get the gun from Reverie, Nigel Beryln's gaff cutter and the original Ranger, built 75 years ago, with Dragon sailor Ian Macdiarmid at the helm for owner Bill Gale.
GAFF biologic is a development stage biotechnology company focused on genetic discovery and development.
He then said he was trying desperately to think of a gaff he could make about the area, as it was one of the few places he hadn't offended and revealed one of his sons was a "fanatical" supporter of Newcastle United.
RUSSIAN BLUE and Gaff, both dropping down to the sort of trip their trainers believe will suit them best, take on the vastly experienced Osterhase, the top sprinter in Ireland last season, and English raider Turnkey in the six-furlong Cork Stakes at Fairyhouse tonight, writes Tony O'Hehir.
Police charged Richard Alan Gaff, 50, with three counts of first-degree unlawful delivery and manufacturing of a controlled substance, three counts of second-degree unlawful possession of a controlled substance, and one count each of second-degree unlawful delivery and manufacturing of a controlled substance, and second-degree possession of a controlled substance.
Other ships include the Spirit of Dana Point, a replica of a topsail schooner, and Bill of Rights, a two-masted wooden gaff topsail schooner, which both are available for three-hour cruises.
Gaff placement is the first area the competitive angler should be concerned with.
But he might not cope with the Dermott Weld-trained Gaff, a listed winner over course and distance on his debut last season before chasing home English 2,000 winner Footstepsinthesand in a Group 3 at Leopardstown.
DERMOT WELD, who faces a hectic weekend with runners at Longchamp, Newmarket, The Curragh and Tipperary, has a high opinion of Gaff, who scored on his debut in the Listed El Gran Senor Stakes.
The grey nurse shark was spotted with the gaff in its mouth by divers off the coast of New South Wales, Australia.
The 4-5 favourite led turning for home and did not have to get too serious to account for Gaff by two lengths in the seven-furlong contest.
Basically your missus swaps with another and then she runs your gaff for a while.