Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A company; troop; a gang.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as gang, n., 2.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A company; a gang.

Etymologies

From Middle English gyng, gynge, genge, from Old English genge ("a troop, privy, company, retinue"), from Proto-Germanic *gangijan (“pace, walk”). Cognate with Middle Low German gink ("a going, turn, way"), Old Norse gengi ("accompaniment, entourage, help"), Icelandic gengi ("rate"). Related to Old English gengan ("to go"), from Proto-Germanic *gangijanan (“to go”). More at gang. (Wiktionary)

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