Usage examples for wagers:
- All the characters of many a German opera are there correctly dressed, joining in the songs and dances, shooting for wagers, making love, sometimes coming to blows. - "Home Life in Germany", Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick.
- Such deeds are sternly reprobated as savagery; still, they occur, and nearly always as the result of wagers. - "Old Calabria", Norman Douglas.