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imp. & p. p.
of Wag
p. pr. & vb. n.
of Wag
Wag
v. t.
To move one way and the other with quick turns; to shake to and fro; to move vibratingly; to cause to vibrate, as a part of the body; as, to wag the head.
Wag
v. i.
To move one way and the other; to be shaken to and fro; to vibrate.
Wag
v. i.
To be in action or motion; to move; to get along; to progress; to stir.
Wag
v. i.
To go; to depart; to pack oft.
Wag
v.
The act of wagging; a shake; as, a wag of the head.
Wag
v.
A man full of sport and humor; a ludicrous fellow; a humorist; a wit; a joker.
n.
A small East Indian wild cat (Felis wagati), regarded by some as a variety of the leopard cat.
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.

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