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GAFF to GANG
GAFF
GAGE
To GAIN the wind
GALE of wind
GALEON
GALLED
GALLERY
GALLEY
GAMMONING
GANG

GANG-BOARD to GIMBALS

GIMBLETING to Fire-GRAPPLING

GRATINGS to GROUND-TACKLE

GROWING to GUTTER-LEDGE

GUY to GYBING


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GANG

GANG, a select number of a ship's crew appointed on any particular service, and commanded by an officer suitable to the occasion.


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