The señors were pleased to disagree; if they fought, he had but to dodge out into the night and neutrality.
As it was, I could only look on in helpless fury, and dodge out of the way and cease my raging when he came too near.
I wouldn't have slid over the edge if your white devil-wagon hadn't made me dodge out of the way.
And they moved a little nearer their front door, in order to dodge out of sight if need be.
Why, I was sent after you because the principal thought you would not dodge out of sight if you saw Scott or me.
Cope was now shunned by many, and the clogger contrived to dodge out of his sight whenever he passed.
And so you want to dodge out of an agreement with them because you stand to lose money on it?
Harry, he had to make humble excuses to dodge out of eyeshot a minute.
He remained indeed some hundreds of paces behind but he could not dodge out of his sight in the now open glade.
It hurt keenly until Darrin was able to dodge out from under and hurriedly reach the bottom.
"to move to and fro" (especially in an effort to avoid something), 1560s, origin and sense evolution obscure, perhaps akin to Scottish dodd "to jog." Common from early 18c. in figurative sense of "to swindle, to play shifting tricks." Related: Dodged; dodging.
"person's way of making a living," 1842, slang, from dodge (v.).
A person's way of making a living, esp if illegal or dubious •Often ironically and deprecatingly used of one's own perfectly ordinary line of work: We used to run gin, but when prohibition ended we had to give up that dodge/ One of the better practitioners of the dictionary dodge (1842+)