cadge

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Possibly a corruption of cage, from Old French.

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cadge (plural cadges)

  1. (falconry) A circular frame on which cadgers carry hawks for sale.

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cadge (third-person singular simple present cadges, present participle cadging or cadgin, simple past and past participle cadged)

  1. (Geordie) To beg.
    "Are ye gannin te cadge a lift of yoer fatha?"
  2. (US, UK, slang) To obtain something by wit or guile; to convince someone to do something they might not normally do.
  3. To carry hawks and other birds of prey.
  4. (UK, Scotland, dialect) To carry, as a burden.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)
  5. (UK, Scotland, dialect) To hawk or peddle, as fish, poultry, etc.
  6. (UK, Scotland, dialect) To intrude or live on another meanly; to beg.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Wright to this entry?)

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