Definitions for gindʒɪn

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  1. gin(noun)

    strong liquor flavored with juniper berries

  2. snare, gin, noose(noun)

    a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose

  3. cotton gin, gin(noun)

    a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers

  4. gin, gin rummy, knock rummy(verb)

    a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points

  5. gin(verb)

    separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin

  6. gin(verb)

    trap with a snare

    "gin game"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Gin(noun)

    against; near by; towards; as, gin night

  2. Gin


  3. Gin(verb)

    to begin; -- often followed by an infinitive without to; as, gan tell. See Gan

  4. Gin(noun)

    a strong alcoholic liquor, distilled from rye and barley, and flavored with juniper berries; -- also called Hollands and Holland gin, because originally, and still very extensively, manufactured in Holland. Common gin is usually flavored with turpentine

  5. Gin(noun)

    contrivance; artifice; a trap; a snare

  6. Gin(noun)

    a machine for raising or moving heavy weights, consisting of a tripod formed of poles united at the top, with a windlass, pulleys, ropes, etc

  7. Gin(noun)

    a hoisting drum, usually vertical; a whim

  8. Gin(noun)

    a machine for separating the seeds from cotton; a cotton gin

  9. Gin(verb)

    to catch in a trap

  10. Gin(verb)

    to clear of seeds by a machine; as, to gin cotton

  11. Origin: [See Gin, prep.]

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  1. Gin

    Gin is a spirit which derives its predominant flavour from juniper berries. From its earliest beginnings in the Middle Ages, gin has evolved over the course of a millennium from a herbal medicine to an object of commerce in the spirits industry. Today, the gin category is one of the most popular and widely distributed range of spirits, and is represented by products of various origins, styles, and flavor profiles that all revolve around juniper as a common ingredient.

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