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gaffer

Film, TV, etc the senior electrician on a television or film set
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A neophyte might have fancied that the ripples passing over it were dreadfully like faint changes of expression on a sightless face; but Gaffer was no neophyte and had no fancies.
Gaffer Bedshaw never recovered from the second shock he received, and is confined in a madhouse, hopelessly incurable.
The Scot was let go after a three-week wait to learn his fate, a period during which he had limited contact with Cellino while the owner interviewed other gaffers.
Review TITLE: The Man With Two Gaffers, Huddersfield Thespians VENUE: Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield REVIEW: William Marshall A FULL-ON Yorkshire play is a rarity.
More than 30 "old gaffers" from yesteryear were on show in the town's harbour as part of a festival organised by the Old Gaffers Association which attracted boats from throughout the British Isles.
SEAN O'CONNOR reckons nine out of 10 gaffers would run a mile from his "glass knee".
Sydney Amateur Sailing Club's biennial Gaffers Day turned back the clock on a glorious autumn day on Sydney Harbour in late April.
Many technicians who are called below-the-line workers in Hollywood jargon, including gaffers and grips, say they have been reaping the rewards of industry production gone berserk.
But STEFAN JOHANSEN reckons Ronny Deila is ripping up the old notions about gaffers from his homeland with his high-energy free-flowing style at Celtic.