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How to use gaffed in a sentence

I was armed with the regular club with which the boat-pullers killed the wounded seals gaffed aboard by the hunters.
THE SEA-WOLFJACK LONDON
When the mascalonge shows signs of weakness and can be drawn alongside, it should be gaffed at once.
BASS, PIKE, PERCH, AND OTHERSJAMES ALEXANDER HENSHALL
But I killed it, all the same, on a nine-ounce rod, and my Indian canoeman gaffed it.
BASS, PIKE, PERCH, AND OTHERSJAMES ALEXANDER HENSHALL
On the third day by wonderful luck he gaffed an old seal in the slob ice.
A LABRADOR DOCTORWILFRED THOMASON GRENFELL
Dropping the buoy he had just gaffed, Percy took the oars and began rowing hard toward the sound, which gradually grew louder.
JIM SPURLING, FISHERMANALBERT WALTER TOLMAN
Pulling in his oars and dropping them over the thwarts, he sprang forward and gaffed the buoy.
JIM SPURLING, FISHERMANALBERT WALTER TOLMAN
At the boatman's request, he gaffed the fish, which went off with the gaff and was lost, owing to the hook tearing away.
FISHING IN BRITISH COLUMBIATHOMAS WILSON LAMBERT
I had just gaffed a small horned ray, a devil-fish, about four feet across its wing-like pectoral fins.
FAVORITE FISH AND FISHINGJAMES ALEXANDER HENSHALL
When the croupier had gaffed all his money he would repent and say, “Now, that would have kept me at Loch Leven for a fortnight.”
ANGLING SKETCHESANDREW LANG
My one difficulty was with the stiff jack-boots upon which jangled my barbarously gaffed spurs.
A VOLUNTEER WITH PIKEROBERT AMES BENNET

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