from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Decaying; tainted; unwholesome; loathsome.
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Henry now stood forward as our leader and spokesman: eloquently did he descant upon all our grievances, not forgetting mouldy bread, caggy mutton, and hebdomadal meat pies.
Similarly one could not know where people say car-handed, caggy-handed, or kay-handed for ` a left-handed person. '