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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Engadge, Enga(i)ge, v. [e.m.E. enguage (1525), engage, F. engager. Cf. Ingage v.] tr. a. To pledge or pawn. b. refl. To involve (oneself). c. To undertake. — a1597-1617 Hist. Jas. VI 234.
To sell, annalie, engage the rents for a pecuniall sowme
1610 Annandale Corr. 14.
How farre the samyn [estate] is engaiged and morgaiged
1642 Rep. Maxwell Stuart Mun. 33.
His Majestie … wald nather engadge himself in a warr nor in a treatie
1702 Peebles B. Rec. 403.
We doe sincerely and faithfully promise and engadge that we will [etc.]

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