Gage (n.) : A pledge or pawn; something laid down or given as a security
for the performance of some act by the person depositing it, and
forfeited by nonperformance; security.
Gage (n.) : A glove, cap, or the like, cast on the ground as a challenge to combat, and to be taken up by the accepter of the challenge; a challenge; a defiance.
Gage (n.) : A variety of plum; as, the greengage; also, the blue gage, frost gage, golden gage, etc., having more or less likeness to the greengage. See Greengage.
Gage (n.) : To give or deposit as a pledge or security for some act; to wage or wager; to pawn or pledge.
Gage (n.) : To bind by pledge, or security; to engage.
Gage (n.) : A measure or standard. See Gauge, n.
Gage (v. t.) : To measure. See Gauge, v. t.