Gag Gag, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gagged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gagging}.] [Prob. fr. W. cegio to choke or strangle, fr. ceg mouth, opening, entrance.] 1. To stop the mouth of, by thrusting sometimes in, so as to hinder speaking; hence, to silence by authority or by violence; not to allow freedom of speech to. --Marvell. [1913 Webster]

The time was not yet come when eloquence was to be gagged, and reason to be hood winked. --Maccaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. To pry or hold open by means of a gag. [1913 Webster]

Mouths gagged to such a wideness. --Fortescue (Transl.). [1913 Webster]

3. To cause to heave with nausea. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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