gag

Part of speech: verb

To silence by force; nauseate or be nauseated.

Part of speech: noun

Any appliance for preventing utterance; any restraint upon speech.

Part of speech: noun

Something nauseating.

Part of speech: noun

An actor's interpolation in a play.

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Usage examples "gag":

  1. He leaped into the saddle, as McBain cut the gag from the man's mouth. - "The Law-Breakers", Ridgwell Cullum.
  2. As they took the gag from his mouth and tied their handkerchiefs round his bleeding wrists, Jopp sobbed aloud. - "Northern Lights", Gilbert Parker.
  3. Would the gag prove effective? - "His Unknown Wife", Louis Tracy.