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Definition of Gaff


  1. A barbed spear or a hook with a handle, used by fishermen in securing heavy fish.
  2. The spar upon which the upper edge of a fore-and-aft sail is extended.
  3. Same as Gaffle, 1.
  4. To strike with a gaff or barbed spear; to secure by means of a gaff; as, to gaff a salmon.

Gaff Translations

gaff in German is Landungshaken
gaff in Swedish is nonsens, dumt prat, ljuster