wage (v.) 2
stake, hazard
Cym I.v.129 [Posthumus to Iachimo] I will wage against your gold, gold to it
Ham V.ii.145 [Osrick to Hamlet, of Laertes] The King, sir, hath wagered with him six Barbary horses (F: wag'd)
KL I.i.156 [Kent to Lear] My life I never held but as a pawn / To wage against thine enemies

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