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English noun: gaff

1. gaff (artifact) a sharp metal spike or spur that is fastened to the leg of a gamecock

Broader (hypernym)spike

2. gaff (artifact) a spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail

Broader (hypernym)spar

Part meronymsailing ship, sailing vessel

3. gaff (artifact) an iron hook with a handle; used for landing large fish

Broader (hypernym)hook

Member meronymfishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, rig, tackle

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