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Meaning of GAM

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Gam\, n. [Orig. uncert.] (Naut.)
       (a) A herd, or school, of whales.
       (b) A visit between whalers at sea; a holding of social
           intercourse between those on different vessels at sea,
           or (Local U. S.) between persons ashore.
  2. \Gam\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gammed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Gam"ming}.] (Naut.)
       (a) To gather in a gam; -- said of whales.
       (b) To engage in a gam, or (Local, U. S.) in social
           intercourse anywhere.
  3. \Gam\, v. t. (Naut.)
    To have a gam with; to pay a visit to, esp. among whalers at
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