gage

Part of speech: verb

To measure; estimate.

Part of speech: noun

An instrument for measuring capacity or dimensions; a standard.

Part of speech: verb

To give as a pledge; pawn; wager.

Part of speech: noun

Something given or thrown down as security, as for a combat; a pledge; a challenge.

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Usage examples "gage":

  1. I accept the challenge, and will keep gage until I prove myself the victor. - "Pauline's Passion and Punishment", Louisa May Alcott.
  2. But he threw down his gage to the Morholt, and the Morholt took up the gage. - "The Romance Of Tristan And Iseult", M. Joseph B├ędier.
  3. General Gage sent a force to destroy it. - "Hurricane Hurry", W.H.G. Kingston.