Gammon

Gammon

[gam-uhn]
Gammon can mean:

  • A particular cut of bacon or ham (from an Old Northern French word "Gambe" for hind- leg of the pig or ham) - processed pork product
  • A synonym for Shelta, the language of the Irish Travellers
  • A victory in backgammon reached before the loser has succeeded in removing a single piece
  • Gammon Construction is a construction company in Hong Kong
  • SA-5 Gammon, the NATO designation for the Russian S-200 'Volga' surface-to-air missile system
  • Gammon bomb, a type of grenade used by the United Kingdom
  • A nautical term for the rope lashing or iron hardware to attach masts to a boat or ship.

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