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gauged

Descriptive of a material which has been ground so that various pieces are of the same thickness or of a desired shape.
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I have many times observed the baby Hermann (Nicholas) en gaged in gnawing the whipping of the fore-royal brace.
As to their niece, however satisfactory to look upon (and she inspired you somehow with a hopeful view as to the prospects of mankind) she was a modest and silent presence, mostly en gaged in sewing, only now and then, as I observed, falling over that work into a state of maidenly meditation.
All Army units and activated Guard and Reserve units must have all their small arms gaged by direct support within one year of receiving them.