Definition of press gang noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


press gang

BrE BrE//ˈpres ɡæŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpres ɡæŋ//
The navy
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a group of people who were employed in the past to force men to join the army or navy See related entries: The navy
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