/ (mɒdʒ) /
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(tr) Midland English dialect to do shoddily; make a mess of
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Word Origin for modge
C20: perhaps a variant of mudge to crush (hops)
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Example sentences from the Web for modge
They said that one Daniel Modge wanted one of the seats, but Southampton might arrange for the other.Henry VIII.|A. F. Pollard