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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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Image: Laconic Irishman with the gift of the gab Best known for: His long-running TV and radio career Early life: Born Michael Terence Wogan on August 3, 1938, in Limerick; his father was a grocer.
The man's got the gift of the gab, we'll give him that.
and self-styled joker Jeff Brazier firmly establishes that he does NOT have the gift of the gab.
When Karan asked Suzanne what she would do if she woke up as Gauri, Suzanne showed her gift of the gab and said: " I would quickly go and give Shahrukh a kiss on his lips".
Prettiest of them all, though, according to our spy was Geordie estate agent Phillip who definitely had the gift of the gab.
LEGENDARY entertainer Max Boyce, pictured, has proven he's still got the gift of the gab by recording a Welsh language telephone hearing check.
HE was handsome, hunky, charming and had the gift of the gab.
John said: "With no money in your pocket you have to rely on the gift of the gab to get lifts.
Now Maria has the gift of the gab and quite a good imagination but if she had started telling me 1001 stories after we first got married I would have been down the pub double quick-sticks.
He may have the gift of the gab but David O'Leary is bottom of the West Midlands' Premiership when it comes to one fans' league.
Isabelle, who lives with her 88-year-old disabled husband, John, said: "I have always been very suspicious of people at the door but this one had the gift of the gab and he seemed to know all about the brown water.
The period of excess when colleagues begin to look green around the gills and usually secretive PRs suddenly develop the gift of the gab.