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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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When someone takes part in a political race with intention to manipulate the electorate, many gaffs are created and it cannot be said that this was caused by carelessness.
At a lot of piers I see pier gaffs used more often than ring nets, even for out of season snook.
The Art of Marriage Ops is a one-and-a-half-day video event that offers couples like the Gaffs a chance to reignite their passion, reclaim their love and rekindle their faith.
Many other far more famous politicians than the mayor of Prestatyn have made oral gaffs, ex pm Gordon Brown will confirm that.
Criticism should be impudent in order for great gaffs not to happen as the one with the capital project for translation of 130 tomes of Macedonian literature.
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IT WOULD seem that Gordon Brown is in desperate need of a significant injection of credibility after his party's recent gaffs and risible performances in the local elections.
The Gaffs agreed in 2001 to stop distributing chemicals, including potassium chlorate and potassium perchlorate, to customers it knew were making illegal fireworks.
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Yet, she somehow manages to alienate popular opinion with an endless stream of gaffs that are at best ill-advised and at worst downright stupid.
Poor Tony has had to endure numerous public gaffs by his wife over the years, and that was when she was with him.
no, not Carlisle's end-of-year video but Rory McGrath's More Own Goals and Gaffs.
1 -- color) A longtime kayak fisherman, Jason Morton loads up with such items as fish finders, rod holders and gaffs.
The primary study end point in GAFFS was time to clinical success, which was defined as cure or significant improvement.
Indeed, the analysis of individual results reveals that some participants made a lower penetration with the CCA-adapted gaff on all the poles tested, others made a deeper penetration with the CCA-adapted gaff than fo r the standard gaff, and for some others, there was a more or less equivalent penetration for both gaffs on all the poles.