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Definitions of gaff:

part of speech: verb transitive

To seize or land, as a fish with a large hook.

part of speech: noun

A large hook for landing salmon, etc.; a piece of wood upon which to extend the upper edge of a fore- and- aft sail.

part of speech: verb transitive

In angling, to strike or secure by means of a gaff- hook, as a salmon.

part of speech: noun

A prop or sort of boom used in extending the upper corner of a fore- and- aft sail.

part of speech: noun

A boat- hook or fishing- spear: a kind of boom or yard.

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