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gaffle

[gaf-uh l] /ˈgæf əl/ New England (chiefly Maine) .
verb (used with object), gaffled, gaffling.
1.
to take hold of; seize.
verb (used without object), gaffled, gaffling.
2.
to take as one's own (used in the phrase gaffle on to):
I'm going to gaffle on to that last piece of pie.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; perhaps blend of gaff1 and grapple
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