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gaff

1. Angling a stiff pole with a stout prong or hook attached for landing large fish
2. Nautical a boom hoisted aft of a mast to support a gaffsail
3. a metal spur fixed to the leg of a gamecock
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Forget what you have just read if I get you a Xmas present as I've just blown the gaff - sorry.
Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour has also blown the gaff on the eastern Mediterranean's best-kept secret by making the album On An Island, inspired by his time on Kastellorizo.
He has blown the gaff that I never returned a book on photographic theory and practice in the late 1950s,'' splutters Mike in mock anger but, unable to sustain the stern mood, this rapidly dissolves into jocular chuckles.