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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gin v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gan Gon (gŏn), or Gun (gŭn); p. pr. & vb. n. Ginning.]  To begin; -- often followed by an infinitive without to; as, gan tell. See Gan. [Obs. or Archaic] “He gan to pray.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gin·ning n.  Beginning. [Obs.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gin, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ginned p. pr. & vb. n. Ginning.]
 1. To catch in a trap. [Obs.]
 2. To clear of seeds by a machine; as, to gin cotton.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 ginning
      See gin

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gin
      n 1: strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
      2: a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a noose [syn: snare,
          noose]
      3: a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers
         [syn: cotton gin]
      4: a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards
         remaining in their hand total less than 10 points [syn: gin
         rummy, knock rummy]
      v 1: separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin
      2: trap with a snare; "gin game"
      [also: ginning, ginned, gan]