Definitions for "Gage"
A measure or standard. See Gauge, n.
To measure. See Gauge, v. t.
(alternate spelling of Gauge) is a device or process by which measurements are taken.
A pledge or pawn; something laid down or given as a security for the performance of some act by the person depositing it, and forfeited by nonperformance; security.
To give or deposit as a pledge or security for some act; to wage or wager; to pawn or pledge.
To bind by pledge, or security; to engage.
Keywords:  marijuana, jazz, era, street, names
street names for marijuana
Term for Marijuana used in the Jazz Era
Keywords:  shotgun
Keywords:  girders
Keywords:  greengage, plum, frost, golden, blue
A variety of plum; as, the greengage; also, the blue gage, frost gage, golden gage, etc., having more or less likeness to the greengage. See Greengage.
Keywords:  defiance, glove, challenge, combat, cap
A glove, cap, or the like, cast on the ground as a challenge to combat, and to be taken up by the accepter of the challenge; a challenge; a defiance.
A tool used by carpenters to strike a line parallel to the edge of a board.
Keywords:  i'm, horse, betting, new, backing
place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"
A mortgage with a provision that permits borrowing additional money in the future without refinancing the loan or paying additional finance charges. Provisions usually limit borrowing to no more than would raise the balance to the original loan amount.
Keywords:  pot, slang
1940s slang for pot