Definitions of gin
  1. noun
    strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
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    bathtub gin
    homemade gin especially that made illegally
    sloe gin
    gin flavored with sloes (fruit of the blackthorn)
    Holland gin, Hollands, geneva
    gin made in the Netherlands
    type of:
    John Barleycorn, booze, hard drink, hard liquor, liquor, spirits, strong drink
    an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  2. noun
    a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers
    synonyms: cotton gin
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    type of:
    any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  3. verb
    separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin
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    type of:
    disunite, divide, part, separate
    force, take, or pull apart
  4. noun
    a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
    synonyms: noose, snare
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    type of:
    a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
  5. verb
    trap with a snare
    gin game”
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    type of:
    ensnare, entrap, snare, trammel, trap
    catch in or as if in a trap
  6. noun
    a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points
    synonyms: gin rummy, knock rummy
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    type of:
    rum, rummy
    a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
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