Definitions for gammonˈgæm ən

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. ham, jambon, gammon(noun)

    meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked)

  2. gammon(noun)

    hind portion of a side of bacon

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  1. Gammon(n.)

    A victory in the game of backgammon in which one player gammons another, i. e., the winner bears off all of his pieces before his opponent bears off any pieces; as, he won the match with three gammons in a row.

  2. Gammon(v. t.)

    To beat in the game of backgammon, before an antagonist has been able to get his

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  1. gammon(Noun)

    The lower or hind part of a side of bacon.

  2. gammon(Noun)

    A victory in backgammon achieved when the opponent has not taken a single stone; (also, rarely, backgammon, the game itself).

  3. gammon(Noun)

    A rope fastening a bowsprit to the stem of a ship (usually called a gammoning).

  4. gammon(Noun)

    Chatter, ridiculous nonsense.

  5. gammon(Verb)

    To cure bacon by salting.

  6. gammon(Verb)

    To lash with ropes (on a ship).

  7. gammon(Verb)

    To deceive, to lie plausibly.

  8. gammon(Verb)

    To beat by a gammon (without the opponent taking a stone).

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Gammon(noun)

    the buttock or thigh of a hog, salted and smoked or dried; the lower end of a flitch

  2. Gammon(verb)

    to make bacon of; to salt and dry in smoke

  3. Gammon(noun)

    backgammon

  4. Gammon(noun)

    an imposition or hoax; humbug

  5. Gammon(verb)

    to beat in the game of backgammon, before an antagonist has been able to get his "men" or counters home and withdraw any of them from the board; as, to gammon a person

  6. Gammon(verb)

    to impose on; to hoax; to cajole

  7. Gammon(verb)

    to fasten (a bowsprit) to the stem of a vessel by lashings of rope or chain, or by a band of iron

  8. Origin: [See 2d Game.]


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