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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gam  \Gam\,  n.  [Orig.  uncert.]  (Naut.) 
  a  A  herd,  or  school,  of  whales. 
  b  A  visit  between  whalers  at  sea;  a  holding  of  social 
  intercourse  between  those  on  different  vessels  at  sea, 
  or  (Local  U.  S.)  between  persons  ashore. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gam  \Gam\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gammed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gam"ming}.]  (Naut.) 
  a  To  gather  in  a  gam;  --  said  of  whales. 
  b  To  engage  in  a  gam,  or  (Local,  U.  S.)  in  social 
  intercourse  anywhere. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gam  \Gam\,  v.  t.  (Naut.) 
  To  have  a  gam  with  to  pay  a  visit  to  esp.  among  whalers  at 
  sea. 




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