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gammoning


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gammon  \Gam"mon\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gammoned}  (-m[u^]nd);  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Gammoning}.] 
  To  make  bacon  of  to  salt  and  dry  in  smoke.  [1913  Webster] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gammoning  \Gam"mon*ing\,  n.  [From  5th  {Gammon}.]  (Naut.) 
  The  lashing  or  iron  band  by  which  the  bowsprit  of  a  vessel  is 
  secured  to  the  stem  to  opposite  the  lifting  action  of  the 
  forestays. 
 
  {Gammoning  fashion},  in  the  style  of  gammoning  lashing,  that 
  is  having  the  turns  of  rope  crossed. 
 
  {Gammoning  hole}  (Naut.),  a  hole  cut  through  the  knee  of  the 
  head  of  a  vessel  for  the  purpose  of  gammoning  the 
  bowsprit. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gammoning  \Gam"mon*ing\,  n.  [From  4th  {Gammon}.] 
  The  act  of  imposing  upon  or  hoaxing  a  person.  [Colloq.]