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wodge

[ woj ]
/ wɒdʒ /
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noun British Informal.

a lump, chunk, or wad.
an object having a lumpy, bulgy shape.

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Origin of wodge

First recorded in 1905–10; perhaps alteration of wedge

OTHER WORDS FROM wodge

wodgy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for wodge

wodge
/ (wɒdʒ) /

noun

British informal a thick lump or chunk cut or broken off something

Word Origin for wodge

C20: alteration of wedge
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