Cadged
Cadge 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}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To carry, as a burden. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

2. To hawk or peddle, as fish, poultry, etc. [Prov.] [1913 Webster]

3. To intrude or live on another meanly; to beg. [Prov. or Slang, Eng.] --Wright. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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