Definition of gammon

Definition of gammon
  1. gammon Noun The lower or hind part of a side of bacon.
  2. gammon Noun A victory in backgammon achieved when the opponent has not taken a single stone; (also, rarely, backgammon, the game itself).
  3. gammon Noun A rope fastening a bowsprit to the stem of a ship (usually called a gammoning).
  4. gammon Noun Chatter, ridiculous nonsense.
  5. gammon Verb To cure bacon by salting.
  6. gammon Verb To lash with ropes (on a ship).
  7. gammon Verb To deceive, to lie plausibly.
  8. gammon Verb To beat by a gammon (without the opponent taking a stone).
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