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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Gauge


GAUGE, verb transitive gage.

1. To measure or to ascertain the contents of a cask or vessel, as a pipe, puncheon, hogshead, barrel, tierce or keg.

2. To measure in respect to proportion.

The vanes nicely gauged on each side--

GAUGE, noun gage. A measure; a standard of measure.

1. Measure; dimensions.