Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To suit; fit; come close, as the parts of things united; hence, to have one part consistent with another.
- To agree; live in amity.
- To succeed; turn out well.
- n. A bundle; a fagot.
- n. A covering of undressed leather inclosing a bundle of patent or other valuable leather.
- n. A large flat loaf or bannock, commonly of barley-meal, baked among ashes.
- n. A fat, clumsy person.
- To beat or thrash.
- v. obsolete, intransitive To be suitable (with or to something).
- v. obsolete, intransitive To agree, to get along (with).
- v. obsolete, intransitive To get on well; to cope, to thrive.
- v. Geordie To eat together.
- v. Yorkshire, of a horse To move with a gait between a jog and a trot.
- n. Ulster Irish potato bread - flat farls, griddle-baked. Often served fried.
- n. New Zealand A wool pack. traditionally made of jute now often synthetic.
- n. Geordie Small bread loaf or bun made with left-over dough.
- n. Yorkshire A gait of horses between a jog and a trot.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To fit; to suit; to agree.
- n. Prov. Eng. A small flat loaf or thick cake; also, a fagot.
- Etymology uncertain. (Wiktionary)
“‘I am afraid,’ said I, ‘any new adventures which I can invent will not fadge well with the old tale; one will but spoil the other.’”
“There's your fish for you," she said, "and fadge and oaten farles, and if you want more you'd better show some civility to the woman that does for you.”
“In truth, however, I suspect the Poet was not very attentive to the point of making the events of the several plays fadge together.”
“Let such new practices as are to be brought into our Church be for a time candidates and probationers on their good behaviour, to see how the temper of the people will fit them, and they fadge with it, before they be publicly enjoined.”
“Annies: one tall as the other is short: both capital in Head and Heart: I knew they would _fadge_ well: so they did: so we all did, waiting on ourselves and on one another.”
“O 'kebbuck  whang'd, an' dainty fadge  to prie; ”
“I, "any new adventures which I can invent will not fadge well with the old tale; one will but spoil the other.”
“I, 'any new adventures which I can invent will not fadge well with the old tale; one will but spoil the other.”
“Ould Sonsy Mary marched over, and putting the bride on her feet, got up on a chair and broke it over her head, giving round a _fadge_* of it to every young person in the house, and they again to their acquaintances: but, lo and behold you, who should insist on getting a whang of it but the friar, which he rolled up in a piece of paper, and put it in his pocket.”
“_ Would I sweat too, I am monstrous vext, and cold too; and these are but thin pumps to walk the streets in; clothes I must get, this fashion will not fadge with me; besides, 'tis an ill winter wear, -- What art thou? yes, they are clothes, and rich ones, some fool has left 'em: and if I should utter -- what's this paper here?”
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