Definition of on the cadge in English:

on the cadge

  • informal Looking for an opportunity to obtain something without paying for it: they’re all liars and on the cadge
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    • Talking about butter, my music teacher at Caerwedros was always on the cadge for my butter, shop ration.
    • In the village he introduced himself - he was on the cadge for a torque wrench.
    • Admittedly, Thomas was often on the cadge but he seems always to have re-paid his debts.
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