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fadge

/fædʒ/
verb (intransitive) (archaic or dialect)
1.
to agree
2.
to succeed
noun
3.
(NZ) a package of wool in a wool-bale that weighs less than 100 kilograms
Word Origin
C16: of uncertain origin
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  • And if I get allied with fadge, no doubt Yule will involve me in his savage feeling.

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  • I think it very likely this will be the end of Mr fadge's tenure of office.

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  • As Falstaff says of his own excuse: "It will not fadge," It is lame and awkward.

  • Everyone foresaw that kind of thing from the day Mr fadge became editor.

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  • But has anyone suggested that another than fadge was capable of that masterpiece?'

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  • And you must also have heard that fadge leaves The Study at the end of this year, eh?'

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  • It ended in the disappearance of Yule's struggling paper, and the establishment on a firm basis of fadge's reputation.

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  • fadge won't allow anyone but himself to be lauded in that style.

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  • The whey was sufficient and nearly everybody had "a dhrap o' th' craither" and a bite of fadge.

  • That used to be a current bit of scandal in fadge's circle.'

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