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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 ?
I thought I had never seen a man better bound or better gagged.
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.
Some proposed to set the house on fire and leave him in it; others, that he should be reduced to a state of temporary insensibility, by knocking on the head; others, that he should be sworn to sit where he was until to-morrow at the same hour; others again, that he should be gagged and taken off with them, under a sufficient guard.
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.