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Gang-board, or Gang-way (g hard)

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The board or way made for the rowers to pass from stem to stern, and where the mast was laid when it was unshipped. Now it means the board with cleats or bars of wood by which passengers walk into or out of a ship or steamboat. A gang is an alley or avenue.

“As we were putting off the boat they laid hold of the gangboard and unhooked it off the boat’s stern.”—Cook: Second Voyage, bk. iii. chap. iv.

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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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Gamps and Harrises
Ganabim
Gander (g hard)
Gander-cleugh
Gander-month
Ganelon (g hard)
Ganem (g hard)
Ganesa (g hard)
Gang a-gley (To)
Gang-board, or Gang-way (g hard)
Gang-day (g hard)
Gangway (g hard)
Ganges (The)
Ganna
Ganor (g hard), Gineura (g soft), or Guinever
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Gaora
Gape (g hard)
Garagantua (g hard)
Garagantuan