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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fudge  \Fudge\,  n. 
  A  kind  of  soft  candy  composed  of  sugar  or  maple  sugar,  milk, 
  and  butter,  and  often  chocolate  or  nuts,  boiled  and  stirred 
  to  a  proper  consistency. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fudge  \Fudge\,  n.  [Cf.  Prov.  F.  fuche,  feuche,  an  interj.  of 
  contempt.] 
  A  made-up  story;  stuff;  nonsense;  humbug;  --  often  an 
  exclamation  of  contempt. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fudge  \Fudge\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fudged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Fudging}.] 
  1.  To  make  up  to  devise;  to  contrive;  to  fabricate. 
 
  Fudged  up  into  such  a  smirkish  liveliness.  --N. 
  Fairfax. 
 
  2.  To  foist;  to  interpolate. 
 
  That  last  ``suppose''  is  fudged  in  --Foote. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fudge 
  n  :  soft  creamy  candy 
  v  1:  fake  or  falsify;  "Fudge  the  figures";  "cook  the  books"; 
  "falsify  the  data"  [syn:  {manipulate},  {fake},  {falsify}, 
  {cook},  {wangle},  {misrepresent}] 
  2:  avoid  or  try  to  avoid,  as  of  duties,  questions  and  issues; 
  "He  dodged  the  issue"  [syn:  {hedge},  {evade},  {put  off},  {circumvent}, 
  {parry},  {elude},  {skirt},  {dodge},  {duck},  {sidestep}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  fudge  1.  vt  To  perform  in  an  incomplete  but  marginally 
  acceptable  way  particularly  with  respect  to  the  writing  of  a  program. 
  "I  didn't  feel  like  going  through  that  pain  and  suffering,  so  I  fudged 
  it  --  I'll  fix  it  later."  2.  n.  The  resulting  code. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  fudge 
 
  1.  To  perform  in  an  incomplete  but  marginally  acceptable  way 
  particularly  with  respect  to  the  writing  of  a  program.  "I 
  didn't  feel  like  going  through  that  pain  and  suffering,  so  I 
  fudged  it  -  I'll  fix  it  later." 
 
  2.  The  resulting  code. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
 




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