gammon

Part of speech: noun

A hoax.

Part of speech: noun

In backgammon, a sweeping defeat.

Part of speech: noun

A cured ham.

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Usage examples "gammon":

  1. " Gammon," the farmer addressed him from the front seat, without turning his head: " you'll take and look about for a new place." - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. Master Gammon met them in the garden. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. If what I say is correct, it can't be- gammon. - "Orley Farm", Anthony Trollope.