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 for cadge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cadge \Cadge\, n. [Cf. 2d Cadger.] (Hawking)
     A circular frame on which cadgers carry hawks for sale.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cadge \Cadge\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Cadged; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Cadging.] [Cf. Scot. cache, caich, cadge, to toss,
     drive, OE. cachen to drive, catch, caggen to bind, or perh.
     E. cage. Cf. Cadger.]
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     1. To carry, as a burden. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Halliwell.
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     2. To hawk or peddle, as fish, poultry, etc. [Prov.]
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     3. To intrude or live on another meanly; to beg. [Prov. or
        Slang, Eng.] --Wright.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cadge
      v 1: ask for and get free; be a parasite [syn: mooch, bum,
           cadge, grub, sponge]
      2: obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling; "he is
         always shnorring cigarettes from his friends" [syn:
         schnorr, shnorr, scrounge, cadge]

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