Definitions for cadgekædʒ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word cadge
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.t.)to obtain by begging or imposing on another's generosity.
(v.i.)to mooch; sponge.
Origin of cadge:
1275–1325; perh. to be identified with ME caggen to tie, of uncert. orig.
mooch, bum, cadge, grub, sponge(verb)
ask for and get free; be a parasite
schnorr, shnorr, scrounge, cadge(verb)
obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling
"he is always shnorring cigarettes from his friends"
A circular frame on which cadgers carry hawks for sale.
"Are ye gannin te cadge a lift of yoer fatha?"
To obtain something by wit or guile; to convince someone to do something they might not normally do.
To carry hawks and other birds of prey.
Origin: Possibly a corruption of cage, from .
to carry, as a burden
to hawk or peddle, as fish, poultry, etc
to intrude or live on another meanly; to beg
a circular frame on which cadgers carry hawks for sale
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