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gan

[ gan ]

verb

  1. simple past tense of gin 3.


gan

1

/ ɡæn /

verb

  1. dialect.
    intr to go


gan

2

/ ɡæn /

verb

  1. See gin
    archaic.
    the past tense of gin 3

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Word History and Origins

Origin of gan1

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

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Example Sentences

Framework opted for a USB-C GaN charger, which is significantly smaller than the usual bulky power brick that comes with most laptops.

Hannah and the others with GAN would have at least a chance where there had been no chance at all.

As with other GAN kids, numbness is accompanied by an unusual sensitivity.

“Eight weeks in the life of a child with GAN is huge,” Lori says.

The young James had a lot of irreverent fun with the idea of the Great American Novel—the GAN, as he called it.

Both of these read—'Anon her herte began to yerne'; whereas it of course ought to be—'Anon her herte gan to erme.'

It is a derivative word, from Algonkin, and gan the penultimate syllable of the Odjibwa term Sa-g--gan, a lake.

And yf ou haue well y-wroth a-fore ou schalt haue e hier nombre e same ou haddest or ou be-gan to worch.

Yow folks come here asking all manner of questions, and then you gan and write bowks about us.

Then did the king turn pale, and his nobles 'gan whisper that this was a fearful omen.

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