Words or actions intended to excite laughter or amusement
To hold (something requiring an outlet) in check
To stop the mouth
To forbid expression to
I'll gag him and mop up the blood, too.
The witches' bridle, a gag to prevent them from speaking whilst being led to execution, is still preserved in the county hall.
Rhyn planted a knee in Jade.s chest and sliced his gag free.
A great part of the bill was closured by what was known as the device of the " gag " without discussion, although it occupied the House of Commons altogether eighty-two nights.
Dean jerked the towel from his head and pulled a cloth gag from his mouth.