To Wáger. v.a. [from the noun.] To lay; to pledge as a bett; to pledge upon some casualty or performance.
'Twas merry, when you wager'd on your angling. Shakesp.
He that will lay much to stake upon every flying story, may as well wager his estate which way the wind will sit next morning. Government of the Tongue.
I feed my father's flock;
What can I wager from the common stock? Dryden.