gan

[ gan ]
/ gæn /

verb

simple past tense of gin3.

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British Dictionary definitions for gan (1 of 2)

gan1
/ (ɡæn) /

verb

archaic, or poetic the past tense of gin 3

British Dictionary definitions for gan (2 of 2)

gan2
/ (ɡæn) /

verb gans, ganning or ganned

(intr) Northeast English dialect to go

Word Origin for gan

from Old English gangan; related to Old Norse ganga. See gang 1
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