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gage1 / gāj/ archaic • n. a valued object deposited as a guarantee of good faith. ∎  a pledge, esp. a glove, thrown down as a symbol of a challenge to fight. • v. [tr.] offer (a thing or one's life) as a guarantee of good faith. gage2 • n. & v. variant spelling of gauge. gage3 • n. another term for greengage.

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gage1 pledge, security XIV. — (O)F., ult. — Gmc. *waðjam (see WED). Cf. WAGE.
So vb. †pledge, pawn; †stake, wager. XVI. — (O)F. gager or aphetic of ENGAGE.

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gage2 see GREENCAGE.

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gage3 var. of GAUGE.

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gage See greengage.

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gageage, assuage, backstage, cage, downstage, engage, enrage, gage, gauge, mage, multistage, offstage, onstage, Osage, page, Paige, rage, rampage, sage, stage, swage, under-age, upstage, wage •greengage • ribcage • birdcage •teenage • saxifrage • outrage •space-age

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