gage: Meaning and Definition of
— n., v., gaged, gag•ing.
- something, as a glove, thrown down by a medieval knight in token of challenge to combat.
- a challenge.
- a pledge or pawn; security.
- to pledge, stake, or wager.
— gaged, gag•ing.
- 1721–87, British general in America 1763–76.
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