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Gam"mon (găm"mŭn), n. [OF. gambon, F. jambon, fr. OF. gambe leg, F. jambe. See Gambol, n., and cf. Ham.] The buttock or thigh of a hog, salted and smoked or dried; the lower end of a flitch. Goldsmith.
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Gam"mon (găm"mŭn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gammoned (găm"mŭnd); p. pr. & vb. n. Gammoning.] To make bacon of; to salt and dry in smoke.
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Gam"mon (găm"mŭn), n. [See 2d Game.] 1. Backgammon.
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2. A victory in the game of backgammon in which one player gammons another, i. e., the winner bears off all of his pieces before his opponent bears off any pieces; as, he won the match with three gammons in a row.

3. An imposition or hoax; humbug. [Colloq.]
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Gam"mon, v. t. 1. To beat in the game of backgammon, before an antagonist has been able to get hismenor counters home and withdraw any of them from the board; as, to gammon a person. In certain variants of the game one who gammons an opponent scores twice the normal value of the game.
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2. To impose on; to hoax; to cajole. [Colloq.] Hood.
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Gam"mon, v. t. [Etymol. unknown.] (Naut.) To fasten (a bowsprit) to the stem of a vessel by lashings of rope or chain, or by a band of iron. Totten.
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