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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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Every man she blew the gaff on was a 24-carat toerag who deserved every dollop of horse manure she threw at them.
Just finished Rough Ride by Paul Kimmage, sporting classic that blew the gaff on drugs in cycling.
We saw each other about four times, but one of my mates blew the gaff. We bumped into him in a pub and he asked me, "How's life at Dixons?" I told her I'd lied and she said there was no point carrying on if she couldn't trust me.'
Sarah Briggs was so angry about the quality of the teaching at her school that she went to her local paper and blew the gaff.
Al Fayed blew the gaff on Tory MPs he paid to ask questions in Parliament.