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Definition of Gammon

Gammon
Gammon Gam"mon (-m[u^]n), n. [OF. gambon, F. jambon, fr. OF. gambe leg, F. jambe. See Gambol, n., and cf. Ham.] The buttock or thigh of a hog, salted and smoked or dried; the lower end of a flitch. --Goldsmith.
Gammon
Gammon Gam"mon, v. t. 1. To beat in the game of backgammon, before an antagonist has been able to get his ``men' or counters home and withdraw any of them from the board; as, to gammon a person. 2. To impose on; to hoax; to cajole. [Colloq.] --Hood.
Gammon
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]
Gammon
Gammon Gam"mon, n. [See 2d Game.] 1. Backgammon. 2. An imposition or hoax; humbug. [Colloq.]
Gammon
Gammon Gam"mon, v. t. [Etymol. unknown.] (Naut.) To fasten (a bowsprit) to the stem of a vessel by lashings of rope or chain, or by a band of iron. --Totten.

Meaning of Gammon from wikipedia

- Look up gammon in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Gammon may refer to: Archer T. Gammon (1918–1945), United States Army soldier and Medal of Honor recipient...
- James Richard Gammon (April 20, 1940 – July 16, 2010) was an American actor, known for playing grizzled "good ol' boy" types in numerous films and television...
- Gammon in British English is the hind leg of pork after it has been cured by dry-salting or brining, and may or may not be smoked. Strictly speaking, a...
- Gammon is a pejorative po****rised in British political culture since around 2012. The term refers in particular to the colour of a white person's flushed...
- Kendall Robert Gammon (born October 23, 1968) is a former American football long snapper and center who pla**** for three teams in the National Football...
- The Gammon bomb, officially known as the No. 82 grenade was a British hand grenade used during World War II. Designed by Capt. R. S. Gammon of the 1st...
- Gammons is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: J. A. Gammons (1876–1963), American baseball and football player and coach Peter Gammons...
- Gammon India Limited is one of the largest civil engineering construction companies in India.[better source needed] Headquartered in Mumbai, it was founded...
- Angara/Vega/Dubna (Russian: С-200 Ангара/Вега/Дубна), NATO reporting name SA-5 Gammon (initially Tallinn), is a long-range, high-altitude surface-to-air missile...
- was now called a gammon. If the winner bore off all men while the loser still had men in his adversary's table, it was a back-gammon and worth "three...