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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.
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.