Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Wednesday's Word
formerly known as the "What're Words For..."

Word: Gaffle (V.)
Definition: to snatch or seize

“Toby gaffled onto that barrel of potatoes and toosted it right up onto the tailgate, all by himself.”


“When they offered me a new deal with the interest only eight per cent, I gaffled right onto it.”

(Definition from: "How To Talk Yankee", by Gerald Lewis & Tim Sample, copyright 1979, 1986 by The Thorndike Press; copyright 1989 by the First North Country Press)

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