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gam

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noun \ˈgam\

Definition of gam

slang

  1. :  leg



Origin of gam

probably ultimately from Lingua Franca gamba leg, from Italian, from Late Latin


First Known Use: circa 1785

Rhymes with gam


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gam

noun

Definition of gam

  1. 1 :  a visit or friendly conversation at sea or ashore especially between whalers

  2. 2 :  a school of whales



Origin of gam

perhaps short for obsolete gammon talk


First Known Use: 1846


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gam

verb

Definition of gam

gammedgam·ming

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to engage in a gam

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to have a gam with

  5. 2 :  to spend or pass (as time) talking



1849

First Known Use of gam

1849


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