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 for git
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gate \Gate\ (g[=a]t), n. [OE. [yogh]et, [yogh]eat, giat, gate,
     door, AS. geat, gat, gate, door; akin to OS., D., & Icel. gat
     opening, hole, and perh. to E. gate a way, gait, and get, v.
     Cf. Gate a way, 3d Get.]
     1. A large door or passageway in the wall of a city, of an
        inclosed field or place, or of a grand edifice, etc.;
        also, the movable structure of timber, metal, etc., by
        which the passage can be closed.
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     2. An opening for passage in any inclosing wall, fence, or
        barrier; or the suspended framework which closes or opens
        a passage. Also, figuratively, a means or way of entrance
        or of exit.
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              Knowest thou the way to Dover?
              Both stile and gate, horse way and footpath. --Shak.
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              Opening a gate for a long war.        --Knolles.
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     3. A door, valve, or other device, for stopping the passage
        of water through a dam, lock, pipe, etc.
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     4. (Script.) The places which command the entrances or
        access; hence, place of vantage; power; might.
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              The gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
                                                    --Matt. xvi.
                                                    18.
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     5. In a lock tumbler, the opening for the stump of the bolt
        to pass through or into.
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     6. (Founding)
        (a) The channel or opening through which metal is poured
            into the mold; the ingate.
        (b) The waste piece of metal cast in the opening; a sprue
            or sullage piece. [Written also geat and git.]
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     Gate chamber, a recess in the side wall of a canal lock,
        which receives the opened gate.
  
     Gate channel. See Gate, 5.
  
     Gate hook, the hook-formed piece of a gate hinge.
  
     Gate money, entrance money for admission to an inclosure.
        
  
     Gate tender, one in charge of a gate, as at a railroad
        crossing.
  
     Gate valva, a stop valve for a pipe, having a sliding gate
        which affords a straight passageway when open.
  
     Gate vein (Anat.), the portal vein.
  
     To break gates (Eng. Univ.), to enter a college inclosure
        after the hour to which a student has been restricted.
  
     To stand in the gate or To stand in the gates, to occupy
        places or advantage, power, or defense.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Geat \Geat\ (g[=e]t), n. [See Gate a door.] (Founding)
     The channel or spout through which molten metal runs into a
     mold in casting. [Written also git, gate.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Git \Git\ (g[i^]t), n. (Founding)
     See Geat.
     [1913 Webster] Gitana

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  git
      n 1: a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible;
           "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the
           bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a
           contemptible person a `git'" [syn: rotter, dirty dog,
           rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke,
           crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git]

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  GIT
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