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Possibly a corruption of cage, < Old French.

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Singular
Cadge

Plural
Cadges

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

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Infinitive
to Cadge

Third person singular
cadges

Simple past
cadged

Past participle
cadged

Present participle
cadging or cadgin

to 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, British, 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.

For examples of the usage of this term see the citations page.

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