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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.
The rest of the time they spend cadgin 'money orf silly old women who thinks it's a sorter fire insurance.'
They're better there than cadgin 'them hame an' maybe lossin 'them.
"A thieving set of magpies is all them Saunders -- cadgin '' ere and cadgin 'there."
"A've gi'en oop cadgin 'seegairs an' A 'beg ye no' tae tempit a puir weak body.
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 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.