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 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]


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