Gag rein
Gag Gag, n. 1. Something thrust into the mouth or throat to hinder speaking. [1913 Webster]

2. A mouthful that makes one retch; a choking bit; as, a gag of mutton fat. --Lamb. [1913 Webster]

3. A speech or phrase interpolated offhand by an actor on the stage in his part as written, usually consisting of some seasonable or local allusion. [Slang]

4. a remark or act causing laughter.

5.. A prank. [1913 Webster]

{Gag rein} (Harness), a rein for drawing the bit upward in the horse's mouth.

{Gag runner} (Harness), a loop on the throat latch guiding the gag rein. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Gag — Gag, n. 1. Something thrust into the mouth or throat to hinder speaking. [1913 Webster] 2. A mouthful that makes one retch; a choking bit; as, a gag of mutton fat. Lamb. [1913 Webster] 3. A speech or phrase interpolated offhand by an actor on the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gag runner — Gag Gag, n. 1. Something thrust into the mouth or throat to hinder speaking. [1913 Webster] 2. A mouthful that makes one retch; a choking bit; as, a gag of mutton fat. Lamb. [1913 Webster] 3. A speech or phrase interpolated offhand by an actor on …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • gag-reined — adjective see gag rein …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Touche pas à mon rein — Saison 10 Épisode no 8 Titre original Homer Simpson in: Kidney Trouble Titre québécois Homer Simpson dans « un tour de rein » Code de production AABF04 …   Wikipédia en Français

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