Gaffle - definition of Gaffle by The Free Dictionary
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|n.||1.||An artificial spur or gaff for gamecocks.|
|2.||A lever to bend crossbows.|
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Guy Padulo was presented with the presidential gaffle
, as he will be the president for the coming year, and 2006 president Amy Wyatt was presented with a certificate of appreciation in recognition of her leadership and service as the society's 60th president.
There are so many notable aspects to this book--poignant description, dead-on details and rich dialogue--I'm reluctant to call attention to Quindlen's own gaffles