Gam

Definition of Gam

Pronunciation: găm
n.1.(Naut.) A herd, or school, of whales.
2.A visit between whalers at sea; a holding of social intercourse between those on different vessels at sea, or (Local U. S.) between persons ashore.
3.A visit between whalers at sea; a holding of social intercourse between those on different vessels at sea, or (Local U. S.) between persons ashore.
1.a leg.
v. i.1.(Naut.) To gather in a gam; - said of whales.
[imp. & p. p. Gammed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gam"ming.]
v. t.1.(Naut.) To have a gam with; to pay a visit to, esp. among whalers at sea.

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