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  • v. Present participle of cadge.


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  • I saw what he had in mind -- that I'd come off on the first opportunity, cadgin 'for some reward.

    News from the Duchy

  • The rest of the time they spend cadgin 'money orf silly old women who thinks it's a sorter fire insurance.'

    The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

  • They're better there than cadgin 'them hame an' maybe lossin 'them.

    Bog-Myrtle and Peat Tales Chiefly of Galloway Gathered from the Years 1889 to 1895

  • "A thieving set of magpies is all them Saunders -- cadgin '' ere and cadgin 'there."

    Bessie Costrell

  • "A've gi'en oop cadgin 'seegairs an' A 'beg ye no' tae tempit a puir weak body.

    Tam o' the Scoots

  • So don't ye, "-- and here he turned his stolid gaze on Helmsley, --" don't ye, for all that ye're old, an 'poor, an' 'elpless, go cadgin' round this 'ere reverend gemmen's property, cos' e's got a real pityin 'Christian' art o's own, an 'ye'd be sent to bed wi' the turnkey. "

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • "The natives sent us plenty of food, and a good many of 'em loafed around on the island, and some on board the luggers and cutter, cadgin 'fur terbacker and biscuit Of course they always carried their clubs and spears with 'em, as is usual in New Ireland, but they were quiet and civil enough.

    The Call Of The South 1908


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