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gab

1. a hook or open notch in a rod or lever that drops over the spindle of a valve to form a temporary connection for operating the valve
2. a pointed tool used in masonry
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kissing the Blarney Stone gives you the gift of the gab Captivating.
The shop is also looking for someone good with figures who can help report on its performance and there's also a role for those with the gift of the gab, who would enjoy contacting local organisations to encourage donations.
He had also performed brilliantly in the build-up, however, fully utilising his gift of the gab to gain publicity and boost the profile of an intriguing contest.
So, this is a warning - just because a person wears a nice suit and has the gift of the gab - do not be fooled; underneath may lurk a snake who will betray your trust and exploit your hard work.
Don't rush to complete things you would not be happy to put your name to, with your gift of the gab you should be able to smooth talk even the most difficult of faces today.
Brown said: "He's a tremendous talent, he's got the gift of the gab and he certainly will make it known who the gaffer is.
THE LAST TIME (18) Ted (Michael Keaton) is a top-flight salesman with a gift of the gab and an ability to charm his clients.
They all have the gift of the gab -- even the Neanderthals -- but Carnahan doesn't have much of an ear for comedy.
His original ambition was to be an actor, then to be a director, but he ended up as a producer because "you didn't have to have any qualifications, just the gift of the gab and get on with it.
GIFT OF THE GAB Limond's delivery was of dramatic comedy
A lot of the TOWIE cast have the gift of the gab - but when it comes to blagging, could newcomer Tommy Mallet be top dog?
Dominique Strauss-Kahn | Dom's got the gift of the gab.