verb (used with object), gaged, gag·ing.
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Origin of gage1
noun, verb (used with object), gaged, gag·ing. (chiefly in technical use)
Origin of gage3
verb (used with object), gauged, gaug·ing.
Origin of gauge
Examples from the Web for gage
That means six years, at least, of 30-hour gym days and, at Gage, $600-a-month training costs.
But Grimes estimates that there are roughly 20 girls at Gage training at elite levels, and writing those accompanying checks.
At the time, the LAPD appealed for help after a 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in the area of Hoover and Gage avenues.Hunt for L.A.’s ‘Teardrop Rapist’ May Hinge on Familial DNA Testing|Christine Pelisek|June 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
That same year, the LAPD appealed for help after a 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in the area of Hoover and Gage Avenues.LAPD Launches Manhunt for Prolific Serial ‘Teardrop Rapist’|Christine Pelisek|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Gage had become prone to fits of rage and inappropriate behavior.
Captain Gage drew the King, and would not give it up to Mr. Hubert.Margaret Capel, v. 1 of 3|Ellen Wallace
He stopped, noticing that his mental processes had guided his steps toward the Gage house.The Gray Phantom's Return|Herman Landon
When Gage went out to enforce the repressive acts neither he nor those who sent him thought that his task would be hard.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
He was gazing, as if fascinated, at the swiftly moving needle of the gage that had told of the nearness of the comet.Through Space to Mars|Roy Rockwood
General Gage had quickly called a council, which instantly decided that the patriots must be dislodged at whatever cost."Old Put" The Patriot|Frederick A. Ober
Word Origin for gage
Word Origin for gage
Word Origin for gauge
"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.
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.
"ascertain by exact measurements," mid-15c., from Anglo-French gauge (mid-14c.), from Old North French gauger (Old French jauger), from gauge "gauging rod," perhaps from Frankish *galgo "rod, pole for measuring" or another Germanic source (cf. Old Norse gelgja "pole, perch," Old High German galgo; see gallows). Related: Gauged; gauging. The figurative use is from 1580s.
"fixed standard of measure," early 15c. (surname Gageman is early 14c.), from Old North French gauge "gauging rod" (see gauge (v.)). Meaning "instrument for measuring" is from 1680s.