ganging

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ganging

  1. Present participle of gang.

Noun[edit]

ganging (plural gangings)

  1. (fishing) This term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    • 1887, George Brown Goode, The fisheries and fishery industries of the United States
      The object of the snood swivels, in which the gangings are so easily adjustable, is to save time in removing the fish and in baiting the hooks.
    • 2011, Brenda Bishop Booma, Hugh Peabody Bishop, Marblehead's First Harbor
      The full length of each tub was just under half a mile and had a total of 270 gangings and hooks if it was a nine-foot rig. Each line was coiled into a wooden barrel three feet in diameter and thirty inches high.

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