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gag

1. Med a surgical device for keeping the jaws apart, as during a tonsillectomy
2. Parliamentary procedure another word for closure

gag

Equivalent to choke, but connotes more disgust. "Hey, this is Fortran code. No wonder the C compiler gagged." See also barf.
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Gag Island also sits on top of an incredibly rich seam of nickel which stretches from Halmahera Island in the Northern Malukus, continuing in a sweeping arc into West Papua, through Gag Island and across to Waigeo Island on the eastern end of the Raja Ampat archipelago.
bag limit for gag is 1 per person, within the 3 grouper aggregate.
The gag rule has had a shaky history since it was introduced by the Reagan administration in 1984.
No details or hints about the investigations should be published and violators of the gag will be imprisoned for up to one year or fined.
Forty years ago, when I worked in that show business town of Blackpool, fellow reporter Lennie Bennett produced a great scoop when he persuaded one comic to bang on the dressing room door of another on North Pier and threaten to thump him for stealing his gags.
The zig gag man With the big zag pan Felt the gig bag can Hit the rig
You say, "I love gag guys," but what does that mean?
Unlike his predecessors, Obama made his move in a low-key manner, opting not to repeal the gag rule on Thursday, the 36th anniversary of the landmark Roe vs.
East Cleveland Independent councillor Steve Kay sat on the benches in the council chamber at the Redcar and Cleveland meeting with a gag across his mouth.
Now that's something we can laugh - or gag - about.
A gag designation relates to a comic strip or cartoon that has one to four panels ending in a humorous punch line and has no discernable lengthy plot.
The peer reviewers identified the following as GAG better practices: