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  • English Word Gaelic Definition The language of the Gaels, esp. of the Highlanders of Scotland. It is a branch of the Celtic.
  • English Word Gaff Definition A barbed spear or a hook with a handle, used by fishermen in securing heavy fish.
  • English Word Gaff Definition The spar upon which the upper edge of a fore-and-aft sail is extended.
  • English Word Gaff Definition Same as Gaffle, 1.
  • English Word Gaff Definition To strike with a gaff or barbed spear; to secure by means of a gaff; as, to gaff a salmon.
  • English Word Gaff-topsail Definition A small triangular sail having its foot extended upon the gaff and its luff upon the topmast.
  • English Word Gaffed Definition of Gaff
  • English Word Gaffer Definition An old fellow; an aged rustic.
  • English Word Gaffer Definition A foreman or overseer of a gang of laborers.
  • English Word Gaffing Definition of Gaff
  • English Word Gaffle Definition An artificial spur or gaff for gamecocks.
  • English Word Gaffle Definition A lever to bend crossbows.
  • English Word Gag Definition To stop the mouth of, by thrusting sometimes in, so as to hinder speaking; hence, to silence by authority or by violence; not to allow freedom of speech to.
  • English Word Gag Definition To pry or hold open by means of a gag.
  • English Word Gag Definition To cause to heave with nausea.
  • English Word Gag Definition To heave with nausea; to retch.
  • English Word Gag Definition To introduce gags or interpolations. See Gag, n., 3.
  • English Word Gag Definition Something thrust into the mouth or throat to hinder speaking.
  • English Word Gag Definition A mouthful that makes one retch; a choking bit; as, a gag of mutton fat.
  • English Word Gag Definition A speech or phrase interpolated offhand by an actor on the stage in his part as written, usually consisting of some seasonable or local allusion.
  • English Word Gag-toothed Definition Having gagteeth.
  • English Word Gagate Definition Agate.
  • English Word Gage Definition A pledge or pawn; something laid down or given as a security for the performance of some act by the person depositing it, and forfeited by nonperformance; security.
  • English Word Gage Definition A glove, cap, or the like, cast on the ground as a challenge to combat, and to be taken up by the accepter of the challenge; a challenge; a defiance.
  • English Word Gage Definition A variety of plum; as, the greengage; also, the blue gage, frost gage, golden gage, etc., having more or less likeness to the greengage. See Greengage.
  • English Word Gage Definition To give or deposit as a pledge or security for some act; to wage or wager; to pawn or pledge.
  • English Word Gage Definition To bind by pledge, or security; to engage.
  • English Word Gage Definition A measure or standard. See Gauge, n.
  • English Word Gage Definition To measure. See Gauge, v. t.
  • English Word Gaged Definition of Gage