wager wa"ger, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {wagered} (w[=a]"j[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {wagering}.] To hazard on the issue of a contest, or on some question that is to be decided, or on some eventuality; to lay; to stake; to bet. [1913 Webster]

And wagered with him Pieces of gold 'gainst this which he wore. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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