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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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"After about a 15 second battle on the rope, we gaffed it a second time and were able to get the fish up and out of the water!
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?"
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.
ITALIAN leader Silvio Berlusconi has gaffed again by kissing the hand of a Muslim bride.
The letter arrived a day after Rifkind gaffed by unveiling a Tesco poster at the Tory's campaign launch.
It was still green when we gaffed it, and it proceeded to knock our gear all over the boat.