transitive verb \ˈganch, -ȧ-\
variants: less commonly


\ˈganch, -ȧ-\

Definition of ganch


  1. :  to execute or kill by impaling on stakes or hooks field mice … ganched upon the hooks — D. C. Peattie

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Origin and Etymology of ganch

modification of Turkish kancalamak to put on a hook, from kanca large hook, modification of Greek gampsos curved

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to cast off or become cast off

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