Definition of Cadgy

1. a. Cheerful or mirthful, as after good eating or drinking; also, wanton.



Definition of Cadgy

1. Adjective. Cheerful or mirthful ¹

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Definition of Cadgy

1. cheerful [adj] - See also: cheerful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cadgy

cadet blue
cadets
cadetship
cadetships
cadette
cadge
cadged
cadger
cadgers
cadges
cadgier
cadgiest
cadgin
cadginess
cadging
cadgy (current term)
cadherin
cadherins
cadi
cadie
cadies
cadilesker
cadileskers
cadinene
cadis
cadmian
cadmic
cadmiferous
cadmium
cadmium cell

Literary usage of Cadgy

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"cadgy [kaj'ee], vi To wander about the country like a vagabond, begging or stealing, as opportunity offers. [Haut-s kau'tn u dh-oa'l Ae'urun Joa'unz ? ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"ROGER Kind Patie, now fair fa' your honest heart,— Ye're ay sae cadgy, and have sic an art To hearten ane! for now, as clean's a leek, Ye've cherished me ..."

3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"CADGER. A packman or itinerant huckster. cadger is a butcher^ miller, or carrier of u; Var. dial. According to Kennen, p. 36, -j other load." cadgy. ..."

4. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"cadgy, ' hearty, cheerful,' especially alter food ; cf. cag-mag, cf. also kedge. Dredge. Edge, sb. fudge, ' small loaf of bread. ..."

5. The Gentle Shepherd: A Scots Pastoral Comedy by Allan Ramsay (1797)
"Kind Patie, now fair fa' your honest heart, e 're ay sae cadgy, and ha'e sic an art o hearten ane : For now as ..."

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