gin

Part of speech: verb

To catch in a trap.

Part of speech: verb

To remove the seeds from ( cotton).

Part of speech: noun

One of various machines.

Part of speech: noun

A snare or trap.

Part of speech: noun

An aromatic distilled liquor.

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Usage examples "gin":

  1. Two passengers had gin up goin' at the last minute or they couldn't have got tickets. - "Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife", Marietta Holley.
  2. There were gin- palaces at all the corners; the women drank, in proportion to their resources, as badly as the men, and the children were fed with the stuff in infancy, and began for themselves as early as they could beg or steal a copper of their own. - "Marcella", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  3. The fire- waters of our own time- the gin and the rum, which have wrought us all such incalculable mischief- were not discovered then. - "The Coming of the Friars", Augustus Jessopp.