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A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.


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  • Fadge — Fadge, v. i. [Cf. OE. faden to flatter, and AS. f?gan to join, unit, G. f[ u]gen, or AS. [=a]f[ae]gian to depict; all perh. form the same root as E. fair. Cf. {Fair}, a., {Fay} to fit.] To fit; to suit; to agree. [1913 Webster] They shall be made …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fadge — Fadge, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] A small flat loaf or thick cake; also, a fagot. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fadge — (Wool) A small remainder of wool. The bags in which hand combers carried their wool, and tops were called by this name …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • fadge — 1. verb a) To fit or suit. b) To agree. 2. noun a) Irish potato bread flat farls, griddle baked. Often served fried. b) A wool pack. traditionally made of jute now often synthetic …   Wiktionary

  • fadge — I Cleveland Dialect List a bundle; one that is short and thick in person II North Country (Newcastle) Words a small flat loaf, or thick cake …   English dialects glossary

  • fadge — n the vagina. A vulgarism in use among adolescents in the 1990s and listed in Viz comic in 1994. Vadge is an alternative reading …   Contemporary slang

  • fadge — n. small flat cake v. fit; suit, adjust; agree; live in friendship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fadge — v. n. 1. Suit, fit, agree, harmonize, be suitable. 2. Agree, maintain concord, harmonize, live in amity. 3. Succeed, hit …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • fadge — Noun. The vagina. Possibly a corruption of vadge, an abb. form of vagina …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • fadge — /fædʒ/ (say faj) noun 1. an irregular package of wool in a container made of hessian, sewn to form bags. 2. a loosely filled wool bale. {Middle English (Scottish) faige; origin unknown} …   Australian English dictionary

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