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Gage

Definition of gage:

part of speech: noun

A pledge: security for the fulfillment of a promise: something thrown down as a challenge, as a glove.

part of speech: verb

To measure. Same as GAUGE.

part of speech: verb

To measure; to find out, as the contents of any receptacle. Also, gauge.

part of speech: noun

A promise or agreement; a security; a kind of plum; a challenge to fight; a glove, cap, or the like thrown on the ground as a challenge to fight.

part of speech: noun

A standard of measure; a measuring rod.

part of speech: verb

To bind by pledge.

part of speech: noun

See Gauge.

part of speech: verb

To bind by pledge or security.

Usage examples for gage:

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