codge

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codge (third-person singular simple present codges, present participle codging, simple past and past participle codged)

  1. (transitive) To patch or cobble together; to make hastily and carelessly.
    • 1990, Rosalind Miles, Ben Jonson: his craft and art, page 159:
      [] this it was that branded him as one of the contemporary theatre's journeymen hack 'playwrights', in his own disparaging phrase, ready to turn a hand to anything, and able to codge up a play to order from any materials at hand.