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Badger Badg"er, n. [Of uncertain origin; perh. fr. an old verb badge to lay up provisions to sell again.] An itinerant licensed dealer in commodities used for food; a hawker; a huckster; -- formerly applied especially to one who bought grain in one place and sold it in another. [Now dialectic, Eng.]
Badger Badg"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Badgered (?);p. pr. & vb. n. Badgering.] [For sense 1, see 2d Badger; for 2, see 1st Badger.] 1. To tease or annoy, as a badger when baited; to worry or irritate persistently. 2. To beat down; to cheapen; to barter; to bargain.
badger dog
Dachshund Dachs"hund`, n. [G., from dachs badger + hund dog.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a breed of small dogs with short crooked legs, and long body; -- called also badger dog. There are two kinds, the rough-haired and the smooth-haired.
Badger game
Badger game Badg"er game The method of blackmailing by decoying a person into a compromising situation and extorting money by threats of exposure. [Cant]
Badger State
Badger State Badger State Wisconsin; -- a nickname.
Badger Badg"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Badgered (?);p. pr. & vb. n. Badgering.] [For sense 1, see 2d Badger; for 2, see 1st Badger.] 1. To tease or annoy, as a badger when baited; to worry or irritate persistently. 2. To beat down; to cheapen; to barter; to bargain.
Badgerer Badg"er*er, n. 1. One who badgers. 2. A kind of dog used in badger baiting.
Badger Badg"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Badgered (?);p. pr. & vb. n. Badgering.] [For sense 1, see 2d Badger; for 2, see 1st Badger.] 1. To tease or annoy, as a badger when baited; to worry or irritate persistently. 2. To beat down; to cheapen; to barter; to bargain.
Badgering Badg"er*ing, n. 1. The act of one who badgers. 2. The practice of buying wheat and other kinds of food in one place and selling them in another for a profit. [Prov. Eng.]
Badger-legged Badg"er-legged`, a. Having legs of unequal length, as the badger was thought to have. --Shak.
Cadger Cadg"er, n. [From Cadge, v. t., cf. Codger.] 1. A packman or itinerant huckster. 2. One who gets his living by trickery or begging. [Prov. or Slang] ``The gentleman cadger.' --Dickens.
Cadger Cadg"er, n. [OF. cagier one who catches hawks. Cf. Cage.] (Hawking) One who carries hawks on a cadge.
honey badger
Ratel Ra"tel, n. [F.] (Zo["o]l.) Any carnivore of the genus Mellivora, allied to the weasels and the skunks; -- called also honey badger. Note: Several species are known in Africa and India. The Cape ratel (M. Capensis) and the Indian ratel (M. Indica) are the best known. The back is gray; the lower parts, face, and tail are black. They are fond of honey, and rob the nests of wild bees.
Honey badger
Honey Hon"ey, n. [OE. honi, huni, AS. hunig; akin to OS. honeg, D. & G. honig, OHG. honag, honang, Icel. hunang, Sw. h[*a]ning, Dan. honning, cf. Gr. ? dust, Skr. kaa grain.] 1. A sweet viscid fluid, esp. that collected by bees from flowers of plants, and deposited in the cells of the honeycomb. 2. That which is sweet or pleasant, like honey. The honey of his language. --Shak. 3. Sweet one; -- a term of endearment. --Chaucer. Honey, you shall be well desired in Cyprus. --Shak. Note: Honey is often used adjectively or as the first part of compound; as, honeydew or honey dew; honey guide or honeyguide; honey locust or honey-locust. Honey ant (Zo["o]l.), a small ant (Myrmecocystus melliger), found in the Southwestern United States, and in Mexico, living in subterranean formicares. There are larger and smaller ordinary workers, and others, which serve as receptacles or cells for the storage of honey, their abdomens becoming distended to the size of a currant. These, in times of scarcity, regurgitate the honey and feed the rest. Honey badger (Zo["o]l.), the ratel. Honey bear. (Zo["o]l.) See Kinkajou. Honey buzzard (Zo["o]l.), a bird related to the kites, of the genus Pernis. The European species is P. apivorus; the Indian or crested honey buzzard is P. ptilorhyncha. They feed upon honey and the larv[ae] of bees. Called also bee hawk, bee kite. Honey creeper (Zo["o]l.), one of numerous species of small, bright, colored, passerine birds of the family C[oe]rebid[ae], abundant in Central and South America. Honey easter (Zo["o]l.), one of numerous species of small passerine birds of the family Meliphagid[ae], abundant in Australia and Oceania; -- called also honeysucker. Honey flower (Bot.), an evergreen shrub of the genus Melianthus, a native of the Cape of Good Hope. The flowers yield much honey. Honey guide (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of small birds of the family Indicatorid[ae], inhabiting Africa and the East Indies. They have the habit of leading persons to the nests to wild bees. Called also honeybird, and indicator. Honey harvest, the gathering of honey from hives, or the honey which is gathered. --Dryden. Honey kite. (Zo["o]l.) See Honey buzzard (above). Honey locust (Bot.), a North American tree (Gleditschia triacanthos), armed with thorns, and having long pods with a sweet pulp between the seeds. Honey month. Same as Honeymoon. Honey weasel (Zo["o]l.), the ratel.
Stinking badger
Stinking Stink"ing, a. & n. from Stink, v. Stinking badger (Zo["o]l.), the teledu. Stinking cedar (Bot.), the California nutmeg tree; also, a related tree of Florida (Torreya taxifolia).
stinking badger
Teledu Tel"e*du, n. (Zo["o]l.) An East Indian carnivore (Mydaus meliceps) allied to the badger, and noted for the very offensive odor that it emits, somewhat resembling that of a skunk. It is a native of the high mountains of Java and Sumatra, and has long, silky fur. Called also stinking badger, and stinkard.

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- Adger may refer to: Adger, Alabama Adger, South Carolina Lake Adger, a mountain lake in Polk County, North Carolina Adger (given name) Adger (surname)...
- David Adger, FBA (born 23 September 1967) is a Professor of Linguistics at Queen Mary University of London. Adger is interested in the human capacity...
- Lake Adger is a mountain lake in Polk County, North Carolina, north of Tryon and south of Lake Lure, North Carolina. The lake was formed in 1925 when...
- James Adger Smyth was Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina for two terms between 1896 and 1903. Smyth was born on June 8, 1837, in Charleston, South Carolina...
- Adger is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: David Adger (born 1967), Scottish linguist John Bailey Adger (1810–1899), American missionary...
- Adger is an unincorporated crossroads community in Jefferson County, Alabama, southwest of Birmingham. Adger has a post office, two grocery stores, and...
- Adger is a given name. Notable people with the name include: Adger Armstrong (born 1957), American football player Adger Cowans (born 1936), American photographer...
- Adger Cowans is an American fine arts photographer and abstract painter. Cowans was born in Columbus in 1936. He obtained a Bachelor of Art degree in...
- William Neil Adger (born 1964) is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Exeter. He was educated at the University of Edinburgh (MA Economics)...
- Adger Armstrong Jr. (born June 21, 1957) is a former American football fullback in the National Football League. He was signed by the Houston Oilers as...