Gammon



[gam-uh n] /ˈgæm ən/ Backgammon.

noun
1.
the game of .
2.
a victory in which the winner throws off all his or her pieces before the opponent throws off any.
verb (used with object)
3.
to win a gammon over.
[gam-uh n] /ˈgæm ən/
noun
1.
a smoked or cured ham.
2.
the lower end of a side of bacon.
[gam-uh n] /ˈgæm ən/ British Informal.
noun
1.
deceitful nonsense; bosh.
verb (used without object)
2.
to talk gammon.
3.
to make pretense.
verb (used with object)
4.
to humbug.
/ˈɡæmən/
noun
1.
a cured or smoked ham
2.
the hindquarter of a side of bacon, cooked either whole or cut into large rashers
/ˈɡæmən/
noun
1.
a double victory in backgammon in which one player throws off all his pieces before his opponent throws any
2.
(archaic) the game of backgammon
verb
3.
(transitive) to score a gammon over
/ˈɡæmən/
noun
1.
deceitful nonsense; humbug
verb
2.
to deceive (a person)
/ˈɡæmən/
verb
1.
(transitive) (nautical) to fix (a bowsprit) to the stemhead of a vessel
n.

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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