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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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One contestant I saw was so badly gaffed that all it could do was wobble about on unsteady limbs.
Wright finally shooed it away, and Watson gaffed and landed his own fish - a 28.
Two years ago I coaxed a 30-pounder into hitting a light fine right at boat-side; on its first pass, another friend gaffed and dragged it onto our small deck space, and we scrambled out of harm's way.
In his first outing for the club, Henrik came on for Andreas Thom with half an hour to go and with an early touch, gaffed and gifted it to Chic Charnley who went on and scored Hibs' winner, giving them the three points and a 2-1 win.
PRINCE Philip gaffed again when he jokingly asked a blind woman with a guide dog: "Do you know they now do eating dogs for the anorexic?
Not only did Brown give up three homers, he also was beaten to the base on a grounder to first and then gaffed when he forget there was only one out on a grounder hit back to him.