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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).

DADGE, Dawdge, Dage, n.2 A slut, a tatterdemalion (Lnk. 1825 Jam.2, dawdge; Teviotd. Ib., dage; Rxb. 1923 Watson W.-B., dadge, dage, obsol. and rare).

[CF. Dadge, n.1, Dadge, v., Dadgeon, and similar use of colloq. Eng. tramp, an ill-dressed person.]

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