Definitions for cadgekædʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cadgekædʒ(v.)cadged, cadg•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to obtain by begging or imposing on another's generosity.

  2. (v.i.)to mooch; sponge.

Origin of cadge:

1275–1325; perh. to be identified with ME caggen to tie, of uncert. orig.

cadg′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mooch, bum, cadge, grub, sponge(verb)

    ask for and get free; be a parasite

  2. schnorr, shnorr, scrounge, cadge(verb)

    obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling

    "he is always shnorring cigarettes from his friends"

Wiktionary

  1. cadge(Noun)

    A circular frame on which cadgers carry hawks for sale.

  2. cadge(Verb)

    To beg.

    "Are ye gannin te cadge a lift of yoer fatha?"

  3. cadge(Verb)

    To obtain something by wit or guile; to convince someone to do something they might not normally do.

  4. cadge(Verb)

    To carry hawks and other birds of prey.

  5. Origin: Possibly a corruption of cage, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cadge

    to carry, as a burden

  2. Cadge

    to hawk or peddle, as fish, poultry, etc

  3. Cadge

    to intrude or live on another meanly; to beg

  4. Cadge(noun)

    a circular frame on which cadgers carry hawks for sale

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