I called on all the 'gaffers' in that business, but none of them would employ me.
Now haue at you all my gaffers of the rayling religion, tis I that must take you a peg lower.
The gaffers and married men, including George's married brothers, listened approvingly.
The girl was sure to resent a rebuke before others, and already the gaffers were grinning at her.
The gaffers testified afterwards, that Uncle's talk, before Saint came in, was even more genial and easy than usual.
At shearing-time the "gaffers" (grandfathers) and young boys get employment as "pickers-up" and "rollers."
Two gaffers gossiping, seated side by side upon a Yorkshire wall.
Not without reason does the wary writer put gossip in the mouths of gaffers rather than of gammers.
The crows flapped slowly home, and the Gaffers moved off too.
Now have at you all my gaffers of the railing religion, 'tis I that must take you a peg lower.