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.

    Rattlin the Reefer

  • Similarly one could not know where people say car-handed, caggy-handed, or kay-handed for ` a left-handed person. '

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol V No 4


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  • There once was a lady named Maggie

    Pathetically shriveled and saggy.

    Bag ladies aren’t keen

    On careful hygiene

    So Maggie was savagely caggy.

    September 2, 2018