Budge

Definition of Budge

Pronunciation: bŭj
v. i.1.To move off; to stir; to walk away.
[imp. & p. p. Budged (bŭjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Budging.]
I'll not budge an inch, boy.
- Shak.
The mouse ne'er shunned the cat as they did budge
From rascals worse than they.
- Shak.
a.1.Brisk; stirring; jocund.
n.1.A kind of fur prepared from lambskin dressed with the wool on; - used formerly as an edging and ornament, esp. of scholastic habits.
a.1.Lined with budge; hence, scholastic.
2.Austere or stiff, like scholastics.
Those budge doctors of the stoic fur.
- Milton.
Budge bachelor
one of a company of men clothed in long gowns lined with budge, who formerly accompanied the lord mayor of London in his inaugural procession.
Budge barrel
(Mil.) a small copper-hooped barrel with only one head, the other end being closed by a piece of leather, which is drawn together with strings like a purse. It is used for carrying powder from the magazine to the battery, in siege or seacoast service.

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