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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.
References in classic literature ?
When discovered through the intelligence of the Kensington police, the gallant victim was gagged and bound hand and foot, and in an advanced stage of exhaustion.
Norman Montevirgen, the 64-year-old chief of the Popcom Zambales Office, was discovered gagged with his hands bound by packaging tape by resident Bobby Puso who was tending to his cows at Maculcul Bridge in Barangay (village) Manglicmot.
According to Mr Kithi, media needs to actively seek to get involved in such orders because they deny them their rights which are constitutional rights.When media houses are gagged and they do not challenge those orders it becomes their problem.
- Crafting HIPPA waivers so a hospital, nursing home, or clinician is not gagged in responding to a media story.
federal court (https://www.cacd.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/documents/16mj2316-1.pdf) ruled Adobe could not be gagged indefinitely by the government about search warrants issued for contents of its customer's accounts.
Summary: Suspects impeded victim's respiration when they gagged him and taped his mouth
Sheen added that the judge may have gagged him temporarily, but if anything happens to his boys, he will get to know who he truly is.
The three-time world champion, 36, in fine form at the German Masters in Berlin this week, says he feels "gagged".