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budge


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Budge  \Budge\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Budged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Budging}.]  [F.  bouger  to  stir,  move  (akin  to  Pr  bojar, 
  bolegar  to  stir,  move  It  bulicare  to  boil,  bubble),  fr  L. 
  bullire  See  {Boil},  v.  i.] 
  To  move  off  to  stir;  to  walk  away 
 
  I'll  not  budge  an  inch,  boy.  --Shak. 
 
  The  mouse  ne'er  shunned  the  cat  as  they  did  budge  From 
  rascals  worse  than  they  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Budge  \Budge\,  a.  [See  {Budge},  v.] 
  Brisk;  stirring;  jocund.  [Obs.]  --South. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Budge  \Budge\,  n.  [OE.  bouge  bag,  OF  boge,  bouge,  fr  L.  bulga 
  a  leathern  bag  or  knapsack;  a  Gallic  word  cf  OIr.  bolc, 
  Gael.  bolg.  Cf  {Budge},  n.] 
  A  kind  of  fur  prepared  from  lambskin  dressed  with  the  wool 
  on  --  used  formerly  as  an  edging  and  ornament,  esp.  of 
  scholastic  habits. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Budge  \Budge\,  a. 
  1.  Lined  with  budge;  hence  scholastic.  ``Budge  gowns.'' 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Austere  or  stiff,  like  scholastics. 
 
  Those  budge  doctors  of  the  stoic  fur.  --Milton. 
 
  {Budge  bachelor},  one  of  a  company  of  men  clothed  in  long 
  gowns  lined  with  budge,  who  formerly  accompanied  the  lord 
  mayor  of  London  in  his  inaugural  procession. 
 
  {Budge  barrel}  (Mil.),  a  small  copper-hooped  barrel  with  only 
  one  head,  the  other  end  being  closed  by  a  piece  of 
  leather,  which  is  drawn  together  with  strings  like  a 
  purse.  It  is  used  for  carrying  powder  from  the  magazine  to 
  the  battery,  in  siege  or  seacoast  service. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  budge 
  v  :  move  very  slightly;  "He  shifted  in  his  seat"  [syn:  {stir},  {shift}, 
  {agitate}] 




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