Gaff

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Gaff may refer to:

Pole-shaped devices[edit]

  • Fishing gaff, a pole used in fishing
  • Gaff rig, a fore-and-aft sailing arrangement in which the sail is held up by a spar called a gaff
  • Hakapik, or gaff, used as a seal-hunting weapon

Ankle-worn devices[edit]

  • Gaff, spurs in variations of cockfighting
  • Gaff, climbing spikes used to ascend wood poles without steps on them

In arts and entertainment[edit]

  • Gaff, fictional character in the film Blade Runner
  • Penny gaff, 19th-century English variety show
  • Gaff, a magician's trick prop, such as a fake sword used to imitate sword swallowing
  • Gaff, a character in the Eon Kid animated series

Other uses[edit]

  • Operation Gaff, 1944 military mission of assassination
  • Gaff, or cache-sexe, an item worn as means of concealing male genitals when wearing traditionally female clothing
  • GAFF, for "generalized AMBER force field", a set of parameters used in simulating the interactions of small organic molecules
  • A house or apartment, in Northern English slang

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