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1. A pledge: something offered as a guarantee.
2. Something thrown down as a symbol of a challenge to fight. (See also: gauntlet)
verb tr.:
To offer something as a guarantee of good faith.
Origin: From Old French g(u)age (to wage, gage), of Germanic origin. The Germanic w sound became g or gu in some French dialects. That’s the reason we have the doublets such as wage/gage, warranty/guarantee, ward/guard (also reward/regard), warden/guardian, war/guerre, and William/Guillaume. Earliest documented use: 14th century.

1. An instrument or criterion for measuring or testing.
2. The thickness or size of something. For example, diameter of a gun barrel, thickness of sheet metal, distance between the rails of a railroad track.
verb tr.: To measure or estimate.
Origin: From Old French gauge, or unknown origin. Earliest documented use: 1444.

Any of the varieties of plum, such as the greengage.
Origin: After William Gage, botanist who brought it to England from France. Earliest documented use: 1718.

GANGE - one river in India. Its source is in the North in the Himalayas near the border with Tibet, flows mainly from West to East and through Bangladesh before emptying into the Bay of Bengal

GRAGE - where you pahk the cah

GAGLE - a colection of gese
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