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CADGER (a word of obscure origin poss...

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 928 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CADGER (a word of obscure origin possibly connected with "catch,"), a hawker or pedlar, a carrier of farm produce to market. The word in this sense has fallen into disuse, and nova is used for a beggar or loafer, one who gets his living in more of less questionable ways.
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