Synonyms for gammon

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During the sticky flow of her words, he knew she was trying to gammon him.

"That's all very pretty, but it 's all gammon in my opinion," responded Henry.

It's no use, dame Peake; they won't be gammon'd, take notice.

With a rowley, powley, gammon and spinach;Heigho, says Anthony Rowley.

I did not like that, still my nerves were firm, for I knew it was all gammon.

Mr. Moulder looked at him for a minute, and then said, "Gammon."

“All right, call it gammon,” I said, stooping to tighten my boot-laces.

“Why, I know how to gammon a bowsprit,” I replied, looking at him very hard.

Yes, brother, but Pakomovna was born on a common not far from the sign of the gammon.

My word, what a lot of gammon has been written about rifle-shooting!

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "ham or haunch of a swine," from Old North French gambon "ham" (French jambon), from gambe "leg," from Late Latin gamba "leg of an animal" (see gambol (n.)).

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