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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of badger.


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  • . . . ladies of the haute sewer taking their last stroll, sauntering on their last Rotten Row, going slowly along in the dark, holding up their badgered flounces, or standing still, silent and as indifferent as the dead . . .

    —Djuna Barnes, Nightwood

    I can't find a sense of 'badger(ed)' that makes sense here, but hey, it's Djuna Barnes, and on this note I end my collection of weird words from that lush and mysterious Nightwood.

    November 24, 2008