Sentence Examples


  • The gaff is something like a boat-hook.
  • With his gaff, the gaffman hooks on to a sheet of blubber, and strives to hold it from slipping, as the ship pitches and lurches about.
  • On a gaff cutter or sloop, there is a need to balance the large area of the main by a corresponding area forward.
  • But from the point of view of the fittings, as you peak the gaff up two things happen.
  • Last week he invited me round his new gaff for a long awaited reprise.

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