Associations to the word «Gan»


GIN, noun. A colourless non-aged alcoholic liquor made by distilling fermented grains such as barley, corn, oats or rye with juniper berries; the base for many cocktails.
GIN, noun. (uncountable) gin rummy
GIN, noun. (poker) drawing the best card or combination of cards
GIN, noun. (obsolete) A trick; a device or instrument.
GIN, noun. (obsolete) Contrivance; artifice; a trap; a snare.
GIN, noun. A snare or trap for game.
GIN, noun. A machine for raising or moving heavy objects, consisting of a tripod formed of poles united at the top, with a windlass, pulleys, ropes, etc.
GIN, noun. (mining) A hoisting drum, usually vertical; a whim.
GIN, noun. A pile driver.
GIN, noun. A windpump.
GIN, noun. A cotton gin.
GIN, noun. An instrument of torture worked with screws.
GIN, verb. (transitive) To remove the seeds from cotton with a cotton gin.
GIN, verb. (transitive) To trap something in a gin.
GIN, verb. To invent (via Irish), see gin up
GIN, verb. (archaic) To begin.
GIN, noun. (Australia) (now considered offensive) An Aboriginal woman.
GIN, symbol. The ISO 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for Guinea.
GIN AND IT, noun. A simple cocktail, similar to an unsophisticated martini, made from gin and sweet vermouth
GIN AND TONIC, noun. (uncountable) A simple cocktail made from gin and tonic water, often served on ice and with a slice of lime or lemon.
GIN AND TONIC, noun. (countable) A glass of the above.
GIN AND TONICS, noun. Plural of gin and tonic
GIN BERRIES, noun. Plural of gin berry
GIN BERRY, noun. A plant of the species Glycosmis pentaphylla
GIN BLOCK, noun. A simple form of tackle block, having one wheel, over which a rope runs.
GIN BURGLAR, noun. (Australia) (slang) A white man who sexually exploits aboriginal women.
GIN BURGLARS, noun. Plural of gin burglar
GIN FIZZ, noun. A cocktail made from gin, lemon juice, sugar, and fizzy water.
GIN JOCKEY, noun. (AU) (slang) Synonym of gin burglar.
GIN JOCKEYS, noun. Plural of gin jockey
GIN MILL, noun. (archaic) (derogatory) A tavern that serves gin.
GIN PALACE, noun. (archaic) A flashy tavern that serves gin.
GIN PALACES, noun. Plural of gin palace
GIN POLE, noun. A long, supporting pole used during the erection of a mast or pylon.
GIN RUMMY, noun. (card games) A card-holding game and variant of rummy.
GIN UP, verb. (transitive) (US) generate, devise or create.
GIN UP, verb. To set up a snare.
GIN UP, verb. To exaggerate.
GIN UP, verb. Stir up, stimulate, enliven, etc.
GIN UP, verb. (Archaic) to drink or become drunk, especially on gin.

Dictionary definition

GIN, noun. Strong liquor flavored with juniper berries.
GIN, noun. A trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose.
GIN, noun. A machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers.
GIN, noun. A form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points.
GIN, verb. Separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin.
GIN, verb. Trap with a snare; "gin game".

Wise words

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John Locke