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21 ENTRIES FOUND:

1gin

verb \ˈgin\
gan \ˈgan\ gin·ning

Definition of GIN

archaic
:  begin

Origin of GIN

Middle English ginnen, short for beginnen
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with GIN

2gin

noun \ˈjin\

Definition of GIN

:  any of various tools or mechanical devices: as
a :  a snare or trap for game
b :  cotton gin

Origin of GIN

Middle English gin, from Anglo-French, short for engin — more at engine
First Known Use: 13th century

3gin

verb \ˈjin\
ginnedgin·ning

Definition of GIN

transitive verb
1
:  snare
2
:  to separate (cotton fiber) from seeds and waste material
3
:  to come up with :  generate —usually used with up <gin up enthusiasm>
gin·ner noun

First Known Use of GIN

1606

4gin

conjunction \ˈgin\

Definition of GIN

dial
:  if

Origin of GIN

perhaps by contraction from dialect gif if + an if
First Known Use: 1580

5gin

noun \ˈjin\

Definition of GIN

1
:  a colorless alcoholic beverage made from distilled or redistilled neutral grain spirits flavored with juniper berries and aromatics (as anise and caraway seeds)
2
a :  gin rummy
b :  the act of laying down a full hand of matched cards in gin rummy
gin·ny \ˈjin-ē\ adjective

Origin of GIN

by shortening & alteration from geneva
First Known Use: 1713

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms

finish, gimlet, mull, sake, setup, sommelier, syllabub, vintner, wassail

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