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Budge

[buhj] /bʌdʒ/
noun
1.
(John) Donald, 1915–2000, U.S. tennis player.
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budge1

/bʌdʒ/
verb (usually used with a negative)
1.
to move, however slightly: the car won't budge
2.
to change or cause to change opinions, etc
Word Origin
C16: from Old French bouger, from Vulgar Latin bullicāre (unattested) to bubble, from Latin bullīre to boil, from bulla bubble

budge2

/bʌdʒ/
noun
1.
a lambskin dressed for the fur to be worn on the outer side
Word Origin
C14: from Anglo-French bogee, of obscure origin

Budge

/bʌdʒ/
noun
1.
Don(ald). 1915–2000, US tennis player, the first man to win the Grand Slam of singles championships (Australia, France, Wimbledon, and the US) in one year (1938)
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Word Origin and History for john donald budge

budge

v.

1580s, from Middle French bougier "to move, stir" (Modern French bouger), from Vulgar Latin *bullicare "to bubble, boil" (hence, "to be in motion"), from Latin bullire "to boil" (see boil (v.)). Cf. Spanish bullir "to move about, bustle;" Portuguese bulir "to move a thing from its place." Related: Budged; budging.

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