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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

GAG, v.2 To stick out, project. Also in Chs. dial.Sc. 1756 M. Calderwood Journey (M.C.) 260:
He clinched his fist all but his little finger, and what with his demonstration with that, and the gaging of his beard, I would certainly have inclined to laugh.

Comb.: gag tooth, a prominent tooth (w.Sc. 1741 A. M'Donald Galick Vocab. 14).

[Found in Eng. 16th cent.]

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