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  • v. Present participle of gang.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or mode of fastening a fish-hook to the line.
  • n. A section or part of a fishing-line to the free end of which a hook is ganged; a ganging-line.


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  • A term once used in East Anglia for the old English custom of "beating the bounds" of the parish. --Walter Rye's A Glossary of Words Used in East Anglia, 1895.

    May 7, 2011