Cadge (?), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Cadged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Cadging.] [Cf. Scot. cache, caich, cadge, to toss, drive, OE. cachen to drive, catch, caggen to bind, or perh. E. cage. Cf. Cadger.]

1.

To carry, as a burden.

[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

Halliwell.

2.

To hawk or peddle, as fish, poultry, etc.

[Prov.]

3.

To intrude or live on another meanly; to beg.

[Prov. or Slang, Eng.]

Wright.

 

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Cadge, n. [Cf. 2d Cadger.] Hawking

A circular frame on which cadgers carry hawks for sale.

 

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