gammon gammon  /ˈɡæ mən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked)
  2. (n) hind portion of a side of bacon

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Before dispatching this letter I'll try to dig up an old snapshot showing two of my former mates playing gammon.
  2. But Old Cock talks enough for twohis language flows like pig's ear in a boozer on Saturday night and is rich as hot gammon.

News

  1. Any Global Warming Since 1978? Two Climate Experts Debate This

    Have global temperatures warmed, cooled or flattened? If so, by how much, since when, and how can we know? I have posed these questions to two highly credentialed climate scientists who have different views on this topic. Texas State Climatologist Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, a Regents Professor of atmospheric sciences at Texas A&M University, will present a view that global temperatures have seen ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Running: Stoltman, Gammon-Deering pace River Rat Run

    Jonathon Stoltman and Mannon Gammon-Deering, both of Little Falls, won the male and female divisions of the River Rat 5K Run Saturday. Stoltman was the first runner across the finish line at 15:48. Gammon-Deering was the fastest female at 19:41.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Brainerd Dispatch

  3. Shots fired on Gammon Lane leaves one injured

    Police are looking into a shooting on Gammon Lane that left one injured. 
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Wisconsin State Journal

Quotes

  1. "Gammon India is very important for us. They are involved in five major projects in Phase II. If you take them away, the projects will get delayed by six to eight months," DMRC chief E. Sreedharan said.
    on Jul 28, 2009 By: E Sreedharan Source: Sify

  2. "The consortium-led by Gammon India, which has been awarded the offshore container terminal, is expected to achieve financial closure in the next few weeks and construction of work would start immediately, latest by March, and will be commissioned...
    on Dec 31, 2007 By: Ashok Kumar Source: Hindu Business Line

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