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cadge


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cadge  \Cadge\,  n.  [Cf.  2d  {Cadger}.]  (Hawking) 
  A  circular  frame  on  which  cadgers  carry  hawks  for  sale. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cadge  \Cadge\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cadged};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Cadging}.]  [Cf.  Scot.  cache,  caich,  cadge,  to  toss 
  drive,  OE  cachen  to  drive,  catch,  caggen  to  bind,  or  perh. 
  E.  cage.  Cf  {Cadger}.] 
  1.  To  carry,  as  a  burden.  [Prov.  Eng.  &  Scot.]  --Halliwell. 
 
  2.  To  hawk  or  peddle,  as  fish,  poultry,  etc  [Prov.] 
 
  3.  To  intrude  or  live  on  another  meanly;  to  beg.  [Prov.  or 
  Slang,  Eng.]  --Wright. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cadge 
  v  1:  ask  for  and  get  free  be  a  parasite  [syn:  {mooch},  {bum},  {grub}, 
  {sponge}] 
  2:  obtain  or  seek  to  obtain  by  cadging  or  wheedling  [syn:  {scrounge}] 




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