"gins" in the noun sense
strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
2. snare, gin, noose
a trap for birds or small mammals often has a slip noose
3. cotton gin, gin
a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers
4. gin, gin rummy, knock rummy
a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points
"gins" in the verb sense
separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin
trap with a snare
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