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 for Budge bachelor
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Budge \Budge\, a.
     1. Lined with budge; hence, scholastic. "Budge gowns."
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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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