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1. A wedge or ingot of steel.
2. A style or graver.
3. A punch of iron with a wooden handle, used by miners.
GAD, verb intransitive
1. To walk about; to rove or ramble idly or without any fixed purpose.
Give the water no passage, neither a wicked woman liberty to gad abroad.
2. To ramble in growth; as the gadding vine.
First Occurrence in the Bible(KJV): Genesis 30:11