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cadge


cadge  (kj)
intr. & tr.v. cadged, cadg·ing, cadg·es
To beg or get by begging.

[Perhaps back-formation from obsolete cadger, peddler, from Middle English cadgear.]

cadger n.
Synonyms: cadge, beg, bum1, mooch, panhandle1
These verbs mean to ask for or obtain by charity: cadged a meal; begging for change; bum a ride; mooching food; homeless people forced to panhandle.
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