Thesaurus / gammoning

opposites of gammoning

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A mortise-opening cut through the knee of the head, between the cheeks, through which the gammoning is passed.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
As she did so, a fortunate shot cut away the gammoning of her bowsprit.
THE RIVAL CRUSOESW.H.G. KINGSTON
Now galvanized chain is more commonly used than rope for gammoning.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
Gammoning lashing, fashion, &c., has a peculiar seamanlike meaning.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
The young rascal was gammoning us last night, pretending to be so bad.
IN HONOUR'S CAUSEGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
At each turn the gammoning hawser is hove taut, while every effort is used to bring the bowsprit down into its place.
They're on the make themselves; they want to get where we are; gammoning the common run helps towards that.
SECOND STRINGANTHONY HOPE
You did quite right; vell, vile I can get fifteen bob a day by gammoning a maim, the devil may vork for me.
An iron plate bolted to the stem of some vessels for the purpose of supporting the gammoning of the bowsprit.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
A heavy boat is sometimes suspended from the end, the weight of which greatly assists the gammoning process.