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Definition 1: a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for gin in the sense of this definition

(gin is a kind of ...) a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards

Definition 2: a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for gin in the sense of this definition

(gin is a kind of ...) any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks

Definition 3: a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for gin in the sense of this definition

(gin is a kind of ...) a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned

(gin is a part of ...) a knot at the end of a cord or rope that can slip along the cord or rope around which it is made

Definition 4: strong liquor flavored with juniper berries - [noun denoting food]

(gin is a kind of ...) an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented

(... is a kind of gin ) homemade gin especially that made illegally

(... is a kind of gin ) gin flavored with sloes (fruit of the blackthorn)

(... is a kind of gin ) gin made in the Netherlands

(gin is made of the substance ...) berrylike cone of a common juniper; used in making gin

(... is made of the substance gin) gin and quinine water

(... is made of the substance gin) a cocktail made of gin (or vodka) with dry vermouth

(... is made of the substance gin) a cocktail made of gin and sweet vermouth

(... is made of the substance gin) a cocktail made of gin and brandy with lemon juice and grenadine shaken with an egg white and ice

Definition 5: trap with a snare - [verb of contact]

Samples where gin or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • gin game

(gin is a kind of ...) catch in or as if in a trap

"The men trap foxes"

(gin belongs to category ...) the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport

Definition 6: separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin - [verb of contact]

(gin is a kind of ...) force, take, or pull apart

"He separated the fighting children" "Moses parted the Red Sea"

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