Gammy

bad, unfavourable, poor tempered. Those householders who are known enemies to the street folk and tramps are pronounced by them to be gammyGammy  sometimes means forged, as “gammy-monniker ,” a forged signature; gammy stuff , spurious medicine; gammy lowr , counterfeit coin. Hantsgamy , dirty. The hieroglyphic used by beggars and cadgers to intimate to those of the tribe coming after that things are not very favourable is known as square, or gammyGaelicWelsh, and Irishcam  (gam ), crooked.