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

  Gan \Gan\, imp. of Gin. [See Gin, v.]
     Began; commenced.
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     Note: Gan was formerly used with the infinitive to form
           compound imperfects, as did is now employed. Gan
           regularly denotes the singular; the plural is usually
           denoted by gunne or gonne.
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                 This man gan fall (i.e., fell) in great
                 suspicion.                         --Chaucer.
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                 The little coines to their play gunne hie (i. e.,
                 hied).                             --Chaucer.
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     Note: Later writers use gan both for singular and plural.
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                 Yet at her speech their rages gan relent.
                                                    --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gin \Gin\ (g[i^]n), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gan (g[a^]n), Gon
     (g[o^]n), or Gun (g[u^]n); p. pr. & vb. n. Ginning.] [OE.
     ginnen, AS. ginnan (in comp.), prob. orig., to open, cut
     open, cf. OHG. inginnan to begin, open, cut open, and prob.
     akin to AS. g[imac]nan to yawn, and E. yawn. [root]31. See
     Yawn, v. i., and cf. Begin.]
     To begin; -- often followed by an infinitive without to; as,
     gan tell. See Gan. [Obs. or Archaic] "He gan to pray."
     --Chaucer.
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From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  GAN
         Global Area Network
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  GAN
         GrenzAktenNachweis (INPOL)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  GAN
  
     Generating and Analyzing Networks.  "GAN - A System for
     Generating and Analyzing Activity Networks", A. Schurmann,
     CACM 11(10) (Oct 1968).
  

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