Gam"mon*ing, n. [From 5th Gammon.] Naut.

The lashing or iron band by which the bowsprit of a vessel is secured to the stem to opposite the lifting action of the forestays.

Gammoning fashion, in the style of gammoning lashing, that is, having the turns of rope crossed. -- Gammoning hole Naut., a hole cut through the knee of the head of a vessel for the purpose of gammoning the bowsprit.

 

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Gam"mon*ing, n. [From 4th Gammon.]

The act of imposing upon or hoaxing a person.

[Colloq.]

 

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