cadge definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To beg or get by begging.
  • noun:
    • A circular framework where cadgers carry hawks for sale.
    • A circular frame by which cadgers carry hawks for sale.
    • A round bit of timber which hawks were carried when revealed obtainable.
  • verb:
    • To beg.
    • to get one thing by wit or guile; to persuade someone to do something they could not typically do.
    • to transport hawks and other wild birds of victim.
    • to hold, as an encumbrance.
    • To hawk or peddle, as fish, chicken, etc.
    • To intrude or live on another meanly; to beg.
    • obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling
    • require and acquire no-cost; be a parasite
  • others:
    • To bind; tie.
    • To bind the side of.
    • To stuff or fill: because, to cadge the stomach.
    • To stuff one's self at another's expenditure; sponge or stay upon another.
    • To carry, specially to hold obtainable; hawk.
    • to get by begging.
    • To hawk products, as in a cart or elsewhere.
    • To go about begging.

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