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imp. & p. p.
of Wage
p. pr. & vb. n.
of Wage
v. t.
To pledge; to hazard on the event of a contest; to stake; to bet, to lay; to wager; as, to wage a dollar.
v. t.
To expose one's self to, as a risk; to incur, as a danger; to venture; to hazard.
v. t.
To engage in, as a contest, as if by previous gage or pledge; to carry on, as a war.
v. t.
To adventure, or lay out, for hire or reward; to hire out.
v. t.
To put upon wages; to hire; to employ; to pay wages to.
v. t.
To give security for the performance of.
v. i.
To bind one's self; to engage.
v. t.
That which is staked or ventured; that for which one incurs risk or danger; prize; gage.
v. t.
That for which one labors; meed; reward; stipulated payment for service performed; hire; pay; compensation; -- at present generally used in the plural. See Wages.
n.
See Waggel.
n.
A south African proteaceous tree (Protea grandiflora); also, its tough wood, used for making wagon wheels.
v. t.
Something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge.
v. t.
A contract by which two parties or more agree that a certain sum of money, or other thing, shall be paid or delivered to one of them, on the happening or not happening of an uncertain event.
v. t.
That on which bets are laid; the subject of a bet.
imp. & p. p.
of Wager
p. pr. & vb. n.
of Wager
v. t.
To hazard on the issue of a contest, or on some question that is to be decided, or on some casualty; to lay; to stake; to bet.
v. i.
To make a bet; to lay a wager.

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