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Usage examples for gaff:
The gaff is kept in position, about three inches from the mast- head, by the throat halyards and peak halyards, to which we now come. ” What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes, - Dorothy Canfield Fisher.
He knew the weight of the gaff and the great tan- soddened sail to a nicety. ” The Last Hope, - Henry Seton Merriman.

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