Gager



[geyj] /geɪdʒ/

noun, verb (used with object), gaged, gaging. (chiefly in technical use)
1.
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[gey-jer] /ˈgeɪ dʒər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that gauges.
2.
a worker or inspector who checks the dimensions or quality of machined work.
3.
a customs official, collector of excise taxes, or the like.
/ˈɡeɪdʒə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of gauger
/ɡeɪdʒ/
noun
1.
something deposited as security against the fulfilment of an obligation; pledge
2.
(formerly) a glove or other object thrown down to indicate a challenge to combat
verb
3.
(transitive) (archaic) to stake, pledge, or wager
/ɡeɪdʒ/
noun
1.
short for greengage
/ɡeɪdʒ/
noun
1.
(US, old-fashioned, slang) marijuana
/ɡeɪdʒ/
noun, verb
1.
(US) a variant spelling (esp in technical senses) of gauge
/ɡeɪdʒ/
noun
1.
Thomas. 1721–87, British general and governor in America; commander in chief of British forces at Bunker Hill (1775)
/ˈɡeɪdʒə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that gauges
2.
(mainly Brit) a customs officer who inspects bulk merchandise, esp liquor casks, for excise duty purposes
3.
a collector of excise taxes
n.

“pledge,” c.1300, from Old French gage “pledge (of battle), security, guarantee” (11c.), from Frankish *wadja-, from Proto-Germanic *wadi- (see wed). Italian gaggio, Spanish and Portuguese gage are French loan-words. The verb is late 15c., from French gager. Related: Gaged, gaging.
v.

see gauge. “The spelling variants gauge and gage have existed since the first recorded uses in Middle English, though in American English gage is found exclusively in technical uses” [Barnhart]. Related: Gaged; gaging.

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