the hoisting gaff.
noun 1. the working components of a motor-driven or steam-driven vehicle other than those used to develop or transmit power, as wheels, axles or springs, as distinguished from the body.
noun 1. script or calligraphy characterized by uniformly slanted letters that are written quickly and connected by long, continuous strokes of the pen.
noun, Printing. 1. a descriptive word, phrase, title, or the like, usually repeated at the top of each page of a book, periodical, etc. running head noun 1. (printing) a heading printed at the top of every page or every other page of a book
noun 1. a joke or humorous allusion used recurrently in a play, film, television skit, etc., for a cumulative comic effect. 2. a subject, reference, remark, etc., that is a continual source of humor.