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Definition of Gin
GinGin Gin, conj. [See Gin, prep.]
If. [Scotch] --Jamieson. GinGin 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. GinGin Gin, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ginned; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To catch in a trap. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
2. To clear of seeds by a machine; as, to gin cotton. GinGin 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. GinGin Gin, n. [A contraction of engine.]
1. Contrivance; artifice; a trap; a snare. --Chaucer.
(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
Note: The name is also given to an instrument of torture
worked with screws, and to a pump moved by rotary
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.
(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
is a distilled alcoholic drink
its predominant flavour
from juniper berries
(Juniperus communis). Gin originated
as a medicinal
- A cotton gin
"cotton engine" – is a machine
and easily separates cotton fibers
rummy, or simply gin
, is a two-player card game created
in 1909 by Elwood
and his son C. Graham
Baker. It is a variant
of rummy. It has enjo****...
- A gin
or, less frequently, gin
tonic, is a highball
****tail made with gin
and tonic water poured
over a large amount
of ice. The ratio
- Gin Blossoms
is an American
rock band formed
in 1987 in Tempe, Arizona. They rose to prominence following
the 1992 release
of their first major
- Gin Gin
is a rural
town and locality
in the Bundaberg
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- Sloe gin
is a British
made with gin
and sloes. Sloes
are the fruit
(drupe) of Prunus
spinosa, a relative
of the plum. Sloe gin
has an alcohol...
- The Gin Craze
was a period
in the first
half of the 18th century
when the consumption
of gin increased rapidly
- Beefeater Gin
is a brand
of gin owned
by Pernod Ricard
in the United
Kingdom, by the company
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