Definition of Gagging

1. Verb. (present participle of gag) ¹



2. Noun. A gag motion or reflex. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gagging

1. gag [v] - See also: gag

Medical Definition of Gagging

1. Contraction of the constrictor muscle of the pharynx elicited by stimulation of sensory receptors on the soft palate, by psychic stimuli, or systemically by drugs. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gagging

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Literary usage of Gagging

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1. Reports of State Trials: New Series... 1820 to [1858]...by John Macdonell, Great Britain State Trials Committee, John Edward Power Wallis by John Macdonell, Great Britain State Trials Committee, John Edward Power Wallis (1896)
"He had no hesitation then, in spite of their gagging Bill, to tell the ]i 'ople to get rifles and pikes with all speed, because, in the first place, ..."

2. Therapeutics of the Respiratory System, Cough and Coryza, Acute and Chronic by Marvin W. Van Denburg (1915)
"gagging Dry Cough: Dry cough; worse from gagging and vomiting; ... gagging and belching, even vomiting; with pain in chest and constant dry painful cough; ..."

3. History of the United States from the Foundation of Virginia to the by Percy Greg (1887)
"Effect of the gagging Resolutions—Abolitionist Petitions—Adams as a Free-soil ... THE ' gagging Resolutions '1 shared the fate of all such excesses of party ..."

4. Gilbert and Sullivan and Their Operas: With Recollections and Anecdotes of D by François Cellier, Cunningham Bridgeman (1914)
"... versatility—Production of " HMS Pinafore "—Cast—Gilbert as stage-manager—Clever draughtsman—Rehearsals—" gagging " prohibited—Sullivan at rehearsals. ..."

5. Across Africa by Verney Lovett Cameron, Daniel Oliver (1877)
"Slave-gagging.—Freedmen the Harshest Masters.—-Salutations. — Disobliging People. — Hair, Dress, Tattooing. — Naked People.—Natural Stomachers. ..."

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