Cadge



to obtain by imposing on another’s generosity or friendship.
to borrow without intent to repay.
to beg or obtain by begging.
to ask, expect, or encourage another person to pay for or provide one’s drinks, meals, etc.
to beg.
a frame on which hawks are carried to the field.
Historical Examples

The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
Golden Stories Various
The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
Golden Stories Various
The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
The Story of Louie Oliver Onions

verb
to get (food, money, etc) by sponging or begging
noun
(Brit) a person who cadges
(Brit, informal) on the cadge, engaged in cadging
v.

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