gauged


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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.
References in classic literature ?
Often have you bested me in the secret councils of Issus, but now in the field of war where men are truly gauged your scabby heart hath revealed its sores to all the world.
That may be gauged when I confess that this was how the matter stood on the night I gave a worthless check for my losses at baccarat, and afterward turned to Raffles in my need.
Bert sat in the background--for by this time they had gauged his personal quality pretty completely--listening.