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1gage

noun \ˈgāj\

Definition of GAGE

1
:  a token of defiance; specifically :  a glove or cap cast on the ground to be taken up by an opponent as a pledge of combat
2
:  something deposited as a pledge of performance

Origin of GAGE

Middle English, pledge, reward, from Anglo-French — more at wage
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with GAGE

2gage

verb

Definition of GAGE

transitive verb
1
archaic :  pledge
2
archaic :  stake, risk

First Known Use of GAGE

15th century

3gage

Definition of GAGE

variant of gauge

4gage

noun

Definition of GAGE

:  greengage

First Known Use of GAGE

1847

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Gage

biographical name \ˈgāj\

Definition of GAGE

Thomas 1721–1787 British gen. & colonial gov. in America

Rhymes with GAGE

GAGING Defined for Kids

gage

Definition of GAGE for Kids

variant of gauge
Medical Dictionary

gage

Medical Definition of GAGE

variant of gauge

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