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gaff 1

American English: /ɡæf/
British English: /ɡaf/

noun

  • (in fishing)
    Example sentences
    • Before commercialization, when lobsters were fished as a subsistence item, or for sale or barter in small local markets, they were typically fished by hand or with gaffs and spears.
    • The five-part sculpture tells a story from the folk history of Kiltimagh and illustrates the drama of the catching of salmon by the illegal gaff and spear on winter nights in the early 1900s.
    • This fish we fight for about 15 minutes, but we are using a small diameter wind-on and cannot get the fish within range of the gaff even though we have most of the leader on the reel.
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gaff 2

American English: /ɡæf/
British English: /ɡaf/

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gaff 3

American English: /ɡæf/
British English: /ɡaf/

noun

  • (British English) [colloquial]to blow the gaff
    descubrir el pastel [colloquial]
    levantar la liebre or (River Plate area) la perdiz [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The rules were, to begin with, difficult to master, since, as a journalist, one's entire instinct was to blow the gaff.
    • Well… we could hardly blow the gaff on a fairytale, could we?
    • To sugar the pill they sent me to review a very good book, which appeared recently, The Spanish Cockpit, which blows the gaff pretty well on what has been happening.
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gaff 4

American English: /ɡæf/
British English: /ɡaf/

noun

  • (British English) [colloquial] (home)
    Example sentences
    • It is a luxurious gaff with seven reception rooms and Prince Michael is getting away with one of the best housing benefit scams in the land.
    • One's a millionaire, one has done really well and lives in Ireland, one of them has a big gaff in the New Town.
    • I may have liked God when I was three, as I testified on the study wall, but He certainly wouldn't be very fond of me when He found out what I'd done to His gaff in Acton.
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