Definition of Gaffle

1. n. An artificial spur or gaff for gamecocks.



Definition of Gaffle

1. Noun. (obsolete) A lever used to bend a crossbow ¹

2. Noun. A steel spur attached to a gamecock ¹

3. Verb. To seize ¹

4. Verb. To steal ¹

5. Verb. Gaffling is a planning technique for orienteering relay courses whereby individual routes are planned so as to vary slightly and to make following difficult. This means that the competition depends more on navigational skills rather than just physical ability. See British Orienteering Federation's Event Guideline F for Relay Events, Section 3. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaffle

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gaffer tape
gaffer tapes
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gaffle (current term)
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gaffrigger
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gafiate
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gag
gag-a-day
gag law

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