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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GAMMED

When a whaling-captain hove in sight I just rested on my adz awhile and "gammed" with him.

WORD ORIGIN

"legs," 1781, low slang, probably the same word as gamb "leg of an animal on a coat of arms" (1727) and ultimately from Middle English gamb "leg," from Old North French (see gammon). Now, in American English slang, especially with reference to well-formed legs of pretty women, but this was not the original sense.

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