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Noun: gaff  gaf
  1. A sharp metal spike or spur that is fastened to the leg of a gamecock
     
  2. A spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail
     
  3. An iron hook with a handle; used for landing large fish

Sounds like: furze, furs, fgaff, g

Derived forms: gaffs

Type of: hook, spar, spike

Part of: fishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, rig, sailing ship, sailing vessel, tackle

Encyclopedia: Gaff