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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gag /ˈgæg/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gag v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gagged p. pr. & vb. n. Gagging ]
 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.
    The time was not yet come when eloquence was to be gagged, and reason to be hood winked.   --Maccaulay.
 2. To pry or hold open by means of a gag.
    Mouths gagged to such a wideness.   --Fortescue (Transl.).
 3. To cause to heave with nausea.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gag, v. i.
 1. To heave with nausea; to retch.
 2. To introduce gags or interpolations. See Gag, n., 3. [Slang]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gag, n.
 1. Something thrust into the mouth or throat to hinder speaking.
 2. A mouthful that makes one retch; a choking bit; as, a gag of mutton fat.
 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]
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter;
           "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags";
           "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at
           hisown jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to
           have some ascertainable point" [syn: joke, laugh, jest,
      2: restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or
         shouting [syn: muzzle]
      v 1: prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged" [syn: muzzle]
      2: be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the
         cat" [syn: choke, fret]
      3: tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them;
         "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a
         chair" [syn: muzzle]
      4: make jokes or quips; "The students were gagging during
         dinner" [syn: quip]
      5: struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he
         swallowed a fishbone and gagged" [syn: choke, strangle,
      6: cause to retch or choke [syn: choke]
      7: make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit [syn:
         heave, retch]
      [also: gagging, gagged]