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cadgy

[ kaj-ee ]
/ ˈkædʒ i /
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adjective Scot.
cheerful; merry.
amorous; wanton.
(of animals) in rut.
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Origin of cadgy

First recorded in 1715–25; of uncertain origin

OTHER WORDS FROM cadgy

cadg·i·ly, adverbcadg·i·ness, noun
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How to use cadgy in a sentence

  • I thought Mr. Croftangry was looking very cadgy when he came in to play a rubber with us last night.

    The Surgeon's Daughter|Sir Walter Scott
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