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  1. gammoningnoun

    Rope lashings on the bowsprit of a boat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gammoning

    of Gammon

    Etymology: [From 5th Gammon.]

  2. Gammoningnoun

    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

    Etymology: [From 5th Gammon.]

  3. Gammoningnoun

    the act of imposing upon or hoaxing a person

    Etymology: [From 5th Gammon.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. gammoning

    Seven or eight turns of a rope-lashing passed alternately over the bowsprit and through a large hole in the cut-water, the better to support the stays of the fore-mast; after all the turns are drawn as firm as possible, the two opposite are braced together under the bowsprit by a frapping. Gammoning lashing, fashion, &c., has a peculiar seamanlike meaning. The gammoning turns are passed from the standing part or bolt forward, over the bowsprit, aft through the knee forward, making a cross lashing. It was the essence of a seaman's ability, and only forecastle men, under the boatswain, executed it. Now galvanized chain is more commonly used than rope for gammoning.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gammoning in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gammoning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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