(nautical) a type of gaffing in which the gaff is hoisted parallel to the mast
noun 1. See under (def 8a). [cheyn] /tʃeɪn/ noun 1. a series of objects connected one after the other, usually in the form of a series of metal rings passing through one another, used either for various purposes requiring a flexible tie with high tensile strength, as for hauling, supporting, or confining, or in various […]
[guhn-ther for 1, 3; goo n-ter for 2] /ˈgʌn θər for 1, 3; ˈgʊn tər for 2/ noun 1. John, 1901–1970, U.S. journalist and author. 2. (in the Nibelungenlied) a king of Burgundy and the husband of Brunhild, beheaded by Kriemhild in her revenge for the murder of Siegfried. Compare . 3. a male given […]
[guhn-toh-ting, -toht-n] /ˈgʌnˌtoʊ tɪŋ, -ˌtoʊt n/ adjective 1. carrying a gun, especially a pistol.
[goo n-too r] /gʊnˈtʊər/ noun 1. a city in E Andhra Pradesh, in SE India. /ɡʊnˈtʊə/ noun 1. a city in E India, in central Andhra Pradesh: founded by the French in the 18th century; ceded to Britain in 1788. Pop: 514 707 (2001)