[gaf-uh l]New England (chiefly Maine ).
verb (used with object), gaf·fled, gaf·fling.
to take hold of; seize.
verb (used without object), gaf·fled, gaf·fling.
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 of gaffle
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