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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dodge  \Dodge\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dodged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Dodging}.]  [Of  uncertain  origin:  cf  dodder,  v.,  daddle, 
  dade,  or  dog,  v.  t.] 
  1.  To  start  suddenly  aside,  as  to  avoid  a  blow  or  a  missile; 
  to  shift  place  by  a  sudden  start  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  evade  a  duty  by  low  craft;  to  practice  mean  shifts;  to 
  use  tricky  devices;  to  play  fast  and  loose;  to  quibble. 
 
  Some  dodging  casuist  with  more  craft  than  sincerity. 
  --Milton. 




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