- 1A valued object deposited as a guarantee of good faith.More example sentences
- The same process, involving distraints and blockade, may be used not only in pleas begun by writ, but also in pleas begun by gage and pledge.
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- another term for greengage.More example sentences
- For a crop of apples, pears, plums, damsons, gages or cherries, which are left outside all year round, try dwarf and pyramid fruit trees.
- Thomas Rivers brought it to England where it became the seed of a worthy line of gages propagated in his nursery at Sawbridgeworth.
mid 19th century: from the name of Sir William Gage (1657–1727), the English botanist who introduced it to England.