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Definition of Gammon
GammonGammon 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 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
2. To impose on; to hoax; to cajole. [Colloq.] --Hood.
GammonGammon 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] GammonGammon Gam"mon, n. [See 2d Game.]
2. An imposition or hoax; humbug. [Colloq.]
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
(meat), a cut of quick-cured pork leg Gammon
(insult), a pejorative
, a term used in Australian Aboriginal
- James Richard Gammon
(April 20, 1940 – July 16, 2010) was an American
for playing grizzled
"good ol' boy" types
in numerous films
is the hind leg of pork after
it has been cured
by dry-salting or brining, which
may or may not be smoked. Unlike
most ham, but like bacon, it must...
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for an example). Backgammon
is not controlled
by a dominating
is a pejorative
term po****rised in British political culture since around
2012, which received press coverage
in 2018. In 2018, it became
- Gammon India Limited
is one of the largest civil engineering construction companies
in India. Headquartered
in Mumbai, it was founded
in 1922 by John C...
- It is widely known
as the Cant, to its native speakers
as De Gammon
, and to the linguistic community
as Shelta. It was often
used as a cryptolect...
- The Gammon
bomb, officially known
as the No. 82 grenade
was a British
used during World
War II. Designed
by Capt. R. S. Gammon
of the 1st...
- Angara/Vega/Dubna (Russian Ангара/Вега/Дубна), NATO reporting
name SA-5 Gammon
(initially Tallinn), is a very long range, medium-to-high altitude
is a surname. Notable people
with the surname
include: J. A. Gammons
(1876–1963), American baseball player Peter Gammons
(born 1945), American...
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