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6 definitions found
 for Budge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Budge \Budge\, n. [OE. bouge bag, OF. boge, bouge, fr. L. bulga
     a leathern bag or knapsack; a Gallic word; cf. OIr. bolc,
     Gael. bolg. Cf. Budge, n.]
     A kind of fur prepared from lambskin dressed with the wool
     on; -- used formerly as an edging and ornament, esp. of
     scholastic habits.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Budge \Budge\, a.
     1. Lined with budge; hence, scholastic. "Budge gowns."
        --Milton.
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     2. Austere or stiff, like scholastics.
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              Those budge doctors of the stoic fur. --Milton.
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     Budge bachelor, one of a company of men clothed in long
        gowns lined with budge, who formerly accompanied the lord
        mayor of London in his inaugural procession.
  
     Budge barrel (Mil.), a small copper-hooped barrel with only
        one head, the other end being closed by a piece of
        leather, which is drawn together with strings like a
        purse. It is used for carrying powder from the magazine to
        the battery, in siege or seacoast service.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Budge \Budge\ (b[u^]j), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Budged (b[u^]jd);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Budging.] [F. bouger to stir, move (akin to
     Pr. bojar, bolegar, to stir, move, It. bulicare to boil,
     bubble), fr. L. bullire. See Boil, v. i.]
     To move off; to stir; to walk away.
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           I'll not budge an inch, boy.             --Shak.
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           The mouse ne'er shunned the cat as they did budge
           From rascals worse than they.            --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Budge \Budge\, a. [See Budge, v.]
     Brisk; stirring; jocund. [Obs.] --South.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Budge
      n 1: United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to
           win the Australian and French and English and United States
           singles championship in the same year (1915-2000) [syn:
           Budge, Don Budge, John Donald Budge]
      v 1: move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat" [syn: stir,
           shift, budge, agitate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  46 Moby Thesaurus words for "budge":
     advance, alcohol, aqua vitae, ascend, back, back up, booze, change,
     change place, circle, climb, descend, drink, ebb, firewater, flow,
     get over, go, go around, go round, go sideways, grog, gyrate,
     hooch, juice, mount, move, move over, plunge, progress, regress,
     retrogress, rise, rotate, run, sauce, shift, sink, soar, spin,
     stir, stream, subside, travel, wane, whirl
  
  

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