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Definitions of Gaffle

  1. An artificial spur or gaff for gamecocks.
  2. A lever to bend crossbows.
  3. An artificial spur, put on cocks when set to fight; a steel lever to bend cross- bows.
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Usage examples for Gaffle

  1. Gaffle onto your rose, and go 'long! – Melody The Story of a Child by Laura E. Richards
  2. When fired it was- placed upon an iron gaffle or fork, which: the soldier carried with him, and stuck before him into the ground. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley