a hook with several points, made by joining the shanks of two or three hooks.
[gang] /gæŋ/ noun 1. a group or band: A gang of boys gathered around the winning pitcher. 2. a group of youngsters or adolescents who associate closely, often exclusively, for social reasons, especially such a group engaging in delinquent behavior. 3. a group of people with compatible tastes or mutual interests who gather together for […]
[gang-land, -luh nd] /ˈgæŋˌlænd, -lənd/ noun 1. the world of organized crime; criminal underworld. /ˈɡæŋˌlænd; -lənd/ noun 1. the criminal underworld n. 1912, from gang (n.) + land (n.). modifier : a gangland-style slaying/ gangland gorillas noun The world of organized crime; the gangster milieu (1908+)
[gang-guh l] /ˈgæŋ gəl/ verb (used without object), gangled, gangling. 1. to move awkwardly or ungracefully: A tall, stiff-jointed man gangled past.
[gang-glee-uh n] /ˈgæŋ gli ən/ noun, plural ganglia [gang-glee-uh] /ˈgæŋ gli ə/ (Show IPA), ganglions. 1. Anatomy. 2. Pathology. a cyst or enlargement in connection with the sheath of a tendon, usually at the wrist. 3. a center of intellectual or industrial force, activity, etc. /ˈɡæŋɡlɪən/ noun (pl) -glia (-ɡlɪə), -glions 1. an encapsulated collection […]