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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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Nevertheless, Gaffing conducted the debate respectably, listening closely to the scientists who explained the theory of evolution, which -- as Prof Ariel Chapman, of the Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Department of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, argued -- is "strong and sound, and has a very strong, clear place in modern science.
The Gaffing gun chattered away at 200 rounds per minute, though it tended to jam if cranked too fast.
Gaffing cites the misfortune of a female client who co-signed for a credit card for her husband.
Never bring a fish you hope to put in the boat to the transom for gaffing.
Gary Gaffing was abusive to staff and police when he was barred from the Clock pub in Springwell Avenue, Wrekenton, Gateshead, last Christmas Eve.