Definitions for cadgekædʒ
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