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  1. a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a noose Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. strong liquor flavored with juniper berries Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. trap with a gin; "gin game" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. trap with a snare; "gin game" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. Against; near by; towards; as, gin night. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Contrivance; artifice; a trap; a snare. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A machine for raising or moving heavy weights, consisting of a tripod formed of poles united at the top, with a windlass, pulleys, ropes, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A hoisting drum, usually vertical; a whim. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A machine for separating the seeds from cotton; a cotton gin. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To catch in a trap. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. To clear of seeds by a machine; as, to gin cotton. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To begin; - often followed by an infinitive without to; as, gan tell. See Gan. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. A strong alcoholic liquor, distilled from rye and barley, and flavored with juniper berries; - also called Hollands and Holland gin, because originally, and still very extensively, manufactured in Holland. Common gin is usually flavored with turpentine. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A fragrant alcoholic liquor flavored with juniper berries; a trap or snare; a machine for clearing cotton fibers from the seeds; a portable hoisting machine; a pile-driving machine. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. To catch in a trap; to clear (cotton) of seeds by a machine. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. Ginned. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. Ginning. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. A spirit flavored with juniperberries, spiritus juniperi compositus. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  22. An aromatic alcoholic liquor. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  23. If. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. Same as GENEVA, of which it is a contraction. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. A trap; a snare: a machine or instrument by which the mechanical powers are employed in aid of human strength; especially, (a) a machine used instead of a crane, consisting essentially of three poles from 12 to 15 feet in length, often tapering from the lower extremity to the top, and united together at their upper extremities, whence a block and tackle is suspended, the lower extremities being planted in the ground about 8 or 9 feet asunder, and there being a kind of windlass attached to two of the legs; (b) a kind of whim or windlass worked by a horse which turns a cylinder and winds on it a rope, thus raising minerals or the like from a depth; (c) a machine for separating the seeds from cotton, called hence a cotton-gin, which was invented by Eli Whitney of Massachusetts, in 1794. The name is also given to a machine for driving piles, to an engine of torture, and to a pump moved by rotary sails. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. To clear cotton of its seeds by means of the cotton-gin: to catch in a trap. "So, so, the woodcock's ginn'd."-Beau. & Fl. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  27. If; suppose (Scotch); by or against a certain time; as, I'll be there gin five o'clock. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  28. An engine; machine; trap. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  29. Spirit made from rye or barley, and flavored with juniper berries. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  30. To clear of seeds by a machine, as cotton. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  31. To remove the seeds from (cotton). The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. One of various machines. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. A snare or trap. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. An aromatic distilled liquor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  35. See Geneva. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  36. A machine of various kinds for driving piles, raising great weights, disentangling cotton fibers, &c.; a snare or trap. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  37. To clear cotton of its seed by a machine; to catch in a trap. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  38. A well-known distilled spirit flavoured with juniper-berries; also called Geneva or Hollands. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  39. Contrivance; share; trap; a machine for driving piles, or for raising and moving heavy weights; a kind of machinery for raising coals or ore from mines. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  40. To catch in a trap; to separate the seeds from the cotton by a machine. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  41. a trap for birds or beasts; it consisted of a net, ( Isaiah 8:14 ) and a stick to act as a spring. ( Amos 3:5 ) biblestudytools.com
  42. To begin; -- often followed by an infinitive without to; as, gan tell. See Gan. mso.anu.edu.au
  43. A strong alcoholic liquor, distilled from rye and barley, and flavored with juniper berries; -- also called Hollands and Holland gin, because originally, and still very extensively, manufactured in Holland. Common gin is usually flavored with turpentine. mso.anu.edu.au
  44. a trap. Psalms 140:5 Psalms 141:9 , Amos 3:5 , the Hebrew word used, mokesh , means a noose or "snare," as it is elsewhere rendered ( Psalms 18:5 ; Proverbs 13:14 , etc.). biblestudytools.com
  45. a trap. Job 18:9 , Isaiah 8:14 , Heb. pah, a plate or thin layer; and hence a net, a snare, trap, especially of a fowler ( Psalms 69: : 22 , "Let their table before them become a net;" Amos 3:5 , "Doth a bird fall into a net [pah] upon the ground where there is no trap-stick [mokesh] for her? doth the net [pah] spring up from the ground and take nothing at all?", Gesenius.) These dictionary topics are fromM.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible DictionaryBibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Gin". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". . biblestudytools.com
  46. jin, n. Same as Geneva, of which it is a contraction.--ns. GIN'-FIZZ, a drink of gin, lemon-juice, effervescing water, &c.; GIN-PAL'ACE, GIN'-SHOP, a shop where gin is sold; GIN'-SLING, a cold beverage of gin and water, sweetened and flavoured. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  47. jin, n. the name of a variety of machines, esp. one with pulleys for raising weights, &c.: a pump worked by rotary sails: (B.) a trap or snare.--v.t. to trap or snare: to clear cotton of its seeds by a machine:--pr.p. gin'ning; pa.p. ginned.--ns. GIN'-HORSE, a mill-horse; GIN'-HOUSE, a place where cotton is ginned. [Contr. from engine.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  48. jin, n. an Australian native woman. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  49. gin, v.i. to begin.--n. GIN'NING, beginning. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  50. gin, a prov. form of against. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  51. gin, a Scotch form of gif=if. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  52. Hollands, Geneva, (F.) Genievre. This spirit, which is distilled from corn and juniper berries, or from some substitute for them, is largely used in Great Britain, and is extremely detrimental, to the lower classes particularly. It possesses the properties of other spirituous liquors, but is diuretic, and, in popular medicine, is more used than other varieties, in cases of colic or intestinal pain of any kind. Schiedam Schnapps is understood to be Hollands of good quality. See Spirit. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  53. [French] A distilled liquor flavored with juniper-berries or other ingredients; a diuretic and stimulant, replaced in medicine by the Spiritus juniperi compositus. na
  54. Alcoholic liquor distilled from malt and juniper berries. American pocket medical dictionary.
  55. An alcoholic beverage formed by distilling whisky with juniper berries. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  56. [Fr.] Gin is a contraction of the word engine, and is used in connexions in which the very general sense of that word has nearly dropped out of sight. Thus, a certain engine of torture is a G. ; a tripod with block, and tackle, and wheel, and axle for lifting cannon is also a G. ; a horsecapstan is a Whim-G., i.e. a turning engine ; an engine for separating the seed from the cotton is a Cotton-G. See Engineer. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  57. n. A distilled spirit or alcoholic liquor, flavoured with juniper berries. Cabinet Dictionary
  58. n. A machine or instrument for raising or moving heavy weights, &c., or driving piles;—a machine for separating the seeds from cotton;—a snare; a trap. Cabinet Dictionary
  59. A trap, a snare; a pump worked by sails; the spirit drawn by distillation from juniper berries. Complete Dictionary

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