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Meaning of CADGE

Pronunciation:  kaj

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling
  2. [v]  ask for and get free; be a parasite

CADGE is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bum, grub, mooch, scrounge, sponge
 See Also: beg, freeload, obtain



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cadge\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Cadged}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Cadging}.] [Cf. Scot. cache, caich, cadge, to toss,
    drive, OE. cachen to drive, catch, caggen to bind, or perh.
    E. cage. Cf. {Cadger}.]
    1. To carry, as a burden. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Halliwell.
    2. To hawk or peddle, as fish, poultry, etc. [Prov.]
    3. To intrude or live on another meanly; to beg. [Prov. or
       Slang, Eng.] --Wright.
  2. \Cadge\, n. [Cf. 2d {Cadger}.] (Hawking)
    A circular frame on which cadgers carry hawks for sale.