Results for gage

Definitions of gage:

part of speech: verb transitive

To bind by pledge or security.

part of speech: verb

To measure- see gauge.

part of speech: verb transitive

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

part of speech: verb transitive

To measure. Same as GAUGE.

part of speech: noun

In weather- gage, the windward of a ship.

part of speech: noun

A pledge or security; a glove or cap, & c., thrown to the ground as a challenge to combat.

part of speech: noun

A variety of plum.

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: 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: verb

To pledge; to wager.

part of speech: noun

A standard of measure; a measuring rod.

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