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Definition of Gin

Gin
Gin Gin, conj. [See Gin, prep.] If. [Scotch] --Jamieson.
Gin
Gin Gin, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gan, Gon (?), or Gun (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Ginning.] [OE. ginnen, AS. ginnan (in comp.), prob. orig., to open, cut open, cf. OHG. inginnan to begin, open, cut open, and prob. akin to AS. g[=i]nan to yawn, and E. yawn. ? See Yawn, v. i., and cf. Begin.] To begin; -- often followed by an infinitive without to; as, gan tell. See Gan. [Obs. or Archaic] ``He gan to pray.' --Chaucer.
Gin
Gin Gin, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ginned; p. pr. & vb. n. Ginning.] 1. To catch in a trap. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl. 2. To clear of seeds by a machine; as, to gin cotton.
Gin
Gin Gin, n. [Contr. from Geneva. See 2d Geneva.] A strong alcoholic liquor, distilled from rye and barley, and flavored with juniper berries; -- also called Hollands and Holland gin, because originally, and still very extensively, manufactured in Holland. Common gin is usually flavored with turpentine.
Gin
Gin Gin, n. [A contraction of engine.] 1. Contrivance; artifice; a trap; a snare. --Chaucer. Spenser. 2. (a) A machine for raising or moving heavy weights, consisting of a tripod formed of poles united at the top, with a windlass, pulleys, ropes, etc. (b) (Mining) A hoisting drum, usually vertical; a whim. 3. A machine for separating the seeds from cotton; a cotton gin. Note: The name is also given to an instrument of torture worked with screws, and to a pump moved by rotary sails. Gin block, a simple form of tackle block, having one wheel, over which a rope runs; -- called also whip gin, rubbish pulley, and monkey wheel. Gin power, a form of horse power for driving a cotton gin. Gin race, or Gin ring, the path of the horse when putting a gin in motion. --Halliwell. Gin saw, a saw used in a cotton gin for drawing the fibers through the grid, leaving the seed in the hopper. Gin wheel. (a) In a cotton gin, a wheel for drawing the fiber through the grid; a brush wheel to clean away the lint. (b) (Mining) the drum of a whim.

Meaning of Gin from wikipedia

- Gin is a distilled alcoholic drink that derives its predominant flavour from juniper berries (Juniperus communis). Gin is one of the broadest categories...
- A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, enabling much greater productivity than manual cotton separation...
- Gin rummy, or simply gin, is a two-player card game created in 1909 by Elwood T. Baker and his son C. Graham Baker. It is a variant of rummy. According...
- Sloe gin is a red liqueur made with gin and sloe (blackthorn) drupes, which are a small fruit relative of the plum. Sloe gin has an alcohol content between...
- Gin Blossoms are an American rock band formed in 1987 in Tempe, Arizona. The band rose to prominence following the 1992 release of its first major label...
- Aviation American Gin, also known as Aviation Gin, is a brand of distilled spirit first produced in Portland, Oregon, by founders Christian Krogstad and...
- historically used "Old Tom Gin" (a slightly sweeter precursor to London Dry Gin), whereas the kind of gin historically used in a gin fizz is unknown. Simple...
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- Gin Tama (****anese: 銀魂, Hepburn: Gin Tama, "Silver Soul") is a ****anese manga written and illustrated by Hideaki Sorachi and serialized, beginning on December...
- Hendrick's Gin is a brand of gin produced by William Grant & Sons at the Girvan distillery, Scotland, and launched in 1999. It was invented by Lesley...
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