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gaff it up

  • to tape something very firmly. Commonly used by stage workers in Northern California (grips, best boys, lead gaffs).
    We had to gaff it up so it would stay.

    Last edited on Apr 16 2013. Submitted by Chris A. from Concord, CA, USA on Jul 09 2002.

  • from gaffer - the studio tech producer who sets everything up at the shoot - they tape all cables to the floor using 'gaffer' tape. (sometimes known as duct tape in UK)

    Last edited on May 18 2009. Submitted by Douglas on May 18 2009.

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