Gag rein(Harness), a rein for drawing the bit upward in the horse's mouth.Gag runner(Harness), a loop on the throat latch guiding the gag rein.

(Gag"ate) n. [L. gagates. See Jet a black mineral.] Agate. [Obs.] Fuller.

(Gage) n. [F. gage, LL. gadium, wadium; of German origin; cf. Goth. wadi, OHG. wetti, weti, akin to E. wed. See Wed, and cf. Wage, n.]

1. A pledge or pawn; something laid down or given as a security for the performance of some act by the person depositing it, and forfeited by nonperformance; security.

Nor without gages to the needy lend.

2. A glove, cap, or the like, cast on the ground as a challenge to combat, and to be taken up by the accepter of the challenge; a challenge; a defiance. "There I throw my gage." Shak.

(Gage) n. [So called because an English family named Gage imported the greengage from France, in the last century.] A variety of plum; as, the greengage; also, the blue gage, frost gage, golden gage, etc., having more or less likeness to the greengage. See Greengage.

(Gage), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gaged ; p. pr & vb. n. Gaging ] [Cf. F. gager. See Gage, n., a pledge.]

1. To give or deposit as a pledge or security for some act; to wage or wager; to pawn or pledge. [Obs.]

A moiety competent
Was gaged by our king.

2. To bind by pledge, or security; to engage.

Great debts
Wherein my time, sometimes too prodigal,
Hath left me gaged.

(Gage), n. A measure or standard. See Gauge, n.

(Gage), v. t. To measure. See Gauge, v. t.

You shall not gage me
By what we do to-night.

3. To cause to heave with nausea.

(Gag), v. i.

1. To heave with nausea; to retch.

2. To introduce gags or interpolations. See Gag, n., 3. [Slang] Cornill Mag.

(Gag), n.

1. Something thrust into the mouth or throat to hinder speaking.

2. A mouthful that makes one retch; a choking bit; as, a gag of mutton fat. Lamb.

3. A speech or phrase interpolated offhand by an actor on the stage in his part as written, usually consisting of some seasonable or local allusion. [Slang]

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