gam


1gam

noun \ˈgam\

Definition of GAM

slang
:  leg

Origin of GAM

probably ultimately from Lingua Franca gamba leg, from Italian, from Late Latin
First Known Use: circa 1785

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

2gam

noun

Definition of GAM

1
:  a visit or friendly conversation at sea or ashore especially between whalers
2
:  a school of whales

Origin of GAM

perhaps short for obsolete gammon talk
First Known Use: 1846

3gam

verb
gammedgam·ming

Definition of GAM

intransitive verb
:  to engage in a gam
transitive verb
1
:  to have a gam with
2
:  to spend or pass (as time) talking

First Known Use of GAM

1849

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