The summer of 1900 will live in the memories of New York people for many a cycle; the dodge Statue was removed in that year.
Ryan accused Obama of trying to “dodge and demagogue” the debt problem he created.
Unlike the haredim, the national religious do not dodge the draft.
“I think the ‘mandate is merely a tax’ argument is a dodge,” he says bluntly.
Not content to wait, to hope for change, to watch the game of dodge, they are acting.
The trick is to dodge an attack from the animal and stab him to the heart as he passes.
The center players run about in the circle trying to dodge the ball.
All that's only a dodge to get people off in plenty of time.
A dodge: If the silver dish burns you, put bits of bread under it.
Every dollar of taxation which the church is allowed to dodge is one dollar more laid on the shoulders of the honest taxpayers.
"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+)