See also: watergang



Compare gangway.


water-gang (plural water-gangs)

  1. (Britain, law, obsolete) A passage for water, such as was usually made in a sea wall, to drain water out of marshes.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for water-gang in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)