Definitions for cadger
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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.
moocher, mooch, cadger, scrounger(noun)
someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
A hawker or peddler.
Origin: From the archaic verb to cadge to carry > derived from .
a packman or itinerant huckster
one who gets his living by trickery or begging
one who carries hawks on a cadge
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