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Gamʹmon (g hard)

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A corruption of gamene. Stuff to impose upon one’s credulity; chaff. (Anglo-Saxon, gamen, scoffing; our game, as “You are making game of me.”)

Gammon (g hard) means the leg, not the buttock). (French, jambon, the leg, jambe; Italian, gamba.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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