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gaff

Julia Cresswell

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Second edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199547920
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727801
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One type of gaff is a stick with a metal hook used for landing large fish: it comes from

Reference Entry.  121 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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