ganger

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ganger, from Old English gangere (a ganger, footman), equivalent to gang +‎ -er. Cognate with Dutch ganger, German Gänger, Danish gjænger, ganger, Swedish gängare, Icelandic gangari.

Noun[edit]

ganger (plural gangers)

  1. (chiefly Scotland) One who or that which walks or goes; a goer; a walker.
  2. One who oversees a gang of workmen.
  3. (coal-mining) One who is employed in conveying the coal through the gangways.
  4. (nautical) A length of chain, one end of which is fastened to an anchor when let go, when the other end is fastened to a hawser.

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Danish[edit]

Verb[edit]

ganger

  1. present tense of gange

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

ganger m

  1. indefinite plural of gang