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stodge

[ stoj ]
/ stɒdʒ /
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verb (used with object), stodged, stodg·ing.

to stuff full, especially with food or drink; gorge.

verb (used without object), stodged, stodg·ing.

to trudge: to stodge along through the mire.

noun

food that is particularly filling.

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Origin of stodge

1665–75; origin uncertain; in some senses perhaps blend of stoff (earlier form of stuff) and gorge1
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British Dictionary definitions for stodge

stodge
/ (stɒdʒ) informal /

noun

heavy filling starchy food
dialect, mainly Southern English baked or steamed pudding
a dull person or subject

verb

to stuff (oneself or another) with food
C17: perhaps a blend of stuff + podge
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