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.
Changing Winds St. John G. Ervine
Tam O’ The Scoots Edgar Wallace
Amusing Prose Chap Books Various
A Wounded Name Charles King
The Romance of Words (4th ed.) Ernest Weekley
Auld Licht Idylls J. M. Barrie
The Manxman Hall Caine
Betty Grier Joseph Waugh
Red Gauntlet Sir Walter Scott
The Sketches of Seymour (Illustrated), Part 5. Robert Seymour
(Brit) (ˈkædʒə). a person who cadges
(Scot) (ˈkædʒər). a pedlar or carrier
to get (food, money, etc) by sponging or begging
(Brit) a person who cadges
(Brit, informal) on the cadge, engaged in cadging
cheerful; merry. amorous; wanton. (of animals) in rut.
qadi. a judge in a Muslim community, whose decisions are based on Islamic religious law. Historical Examples The Arab’s Pledge Edward L. Mitford Mystics and Saints of Islam Claud Field Told in the Coffee House Cyrus Adler Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers Various The Pacha of Many Tales Frederick Marryat Eastern Tales by Many […]
a city in the Philippines, on N Negros. a seaport in SW Spain, on a bay of the Atlantic (Gulf of Cádiz) Historical Examples The Flag of Distress Mayne Reid Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor The Grateful Indian W.H.G. Kingston Romantic Spain John Augustus O’Shea Moby Dick; […]
a victory attained at as great a loss to the victor as to the vanquished. noun another name for Pyrrhic victory n.