Accurate and concise meaning of Gammon


Accurate and concise meaning of Gammon found by Koklee

Gammon (n.) : The buttock or thigh of a hog, salted and smoked or dried; the lower end of a flitch.

Gammon (v. t.) : To make bacon of; to salt and dry in smoke.

Gammon (n.) : Backgammon.

Gammon (n.) : An imposition or hoax; humbug.

Gammon (v. t.) : To beat in the game of backgammon, before an antagonist has been able to get his "men" or counters home and withdraw any of them from the board; as, to gammon a person.

Gammon (v. t.) : To impose on; to hoax; to cajole.

Gammon (v. t.) : To fasten (a bowsprit) to the stem of a vessel by lashings of rope or chain, or by a band of iron.

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