a stick with a hook, or a barbed spear, for landing large fish.
Before commercialization, when lobsters were fished as a subsistence item, or for sale or barter in small local markets, they were typically fished by hand or with gaffs and spears.
a spar to which the head of a fore-and-aft sail is bent.
Vessels built of ferrocement may be accepted if they have a gaff or traditional schooner rig.
rough treatment; criticism.
if wages increase, perhaps we can stand the gaff
a house, apartment, or other building, especially as being a person's home.
John's new gaff is on McDonald Road