Gange\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ganged
; p. pr. & vb. n. Ganging
.] [Of uncertain origin.]
1. To protect (the part of a line next a fishhook, or the hook itself) by winding it with wire.
2. To attach (a fishhook) to a line or snell, as by knotting the line around the shank of the hook.