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English definition of “gag”

gag

noun [C] (PIECE OF CLOTH)   /ɡæɡ/
a piece of cloth that is put over or in a person’s mouth to stop the person from speaking , shouting , or calling for help : The thieves tied him to a chair and put a gag over his mouth .
(Definition of gag noun (PIECE OF CLOTH) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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