Probably an alteration of wedge.
wodge (plural wodges)
- (chiefly Britain, colloquial) A bulk quantity, usually of small items, particularly money; a wad.
- He paid a wodge of dosh for his new motor from the car dealership.
- 1900, George Manville Fenn, The Lost Middy, Chapter Sixteen,
- […] if Eben comes to me with that there hankychy and slips a big wodge of hard Hamsterdam ’bacco and a square bottle o’ stuff as hasn’t paid dooty into my hands in the dark some night, what am I to do?
- 1963, Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar, London: Faber & Faber, 1971, Chapter Fourteen,
- I lifted the lid off the second tureen and uncovered a wodge of macaroni, stone-cold and stuck together in a gluey paste.
- 2012, John Sweeney, ‘At War with Ceausescu’, Literary Review, issue 399:
- Bad food, bad drinks, no decent pubs, no laughter in public, and dodgy money-changers hissing that communism was shit and who then disappeared, leaving us with wodges of worthless notes.