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cadger


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cadger  \Cadg"er\,  n.  [From  {Cadge},  v.  t.,  cf  {Codger}.] 
  1.  A  packman  or  itinerant  huckster. 
 
  2.  One  who  gets  his  living  by  trickery  or  begging.  [Prov.  or 
  Slang]  ``The  gentleman  cadger.''  --Dickens. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cadger  \Cadg"er\,  n.  [OF.  cagier  one  who  catches  hawks.  Cf 
  {Cage}.]  (Hawking) 
  One  who  carries  hawks  on  a  cadge. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cadger 
  n  :  someone  who  mooches  or  cadges  (tries  to  get  something  free) 
  [syn:  {moocher},  {scrounger},  {sponger}] 




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