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NOUN (1)

1. United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000);
[syn: Budge, Don Budge, John Donald Budge]


VERB (1)

1. move very slightly;
- Example: "He shifted in his seat"
[syn: stir, shift, budge, agitate]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Budge \Budge\, n. [OE. bouge bag, OF. boge, bouge, fr. L. bulga a leathern bag or knapsack; a Gallic word; cf. OIr. bolc, Gael. bolg. Cf. Budge, n.] A kind of fur prepared from lambskin dressed with the wool on; -- used formerly as an edging and ornament, esp. of scholastic habits. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Budge \Budge\, a. 1. Lined with budge; hence, scholastic. "Budge gowns." --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Austere or stiff, like scholastics. [1913 Webster] Those budge doctors of the stoic fur. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Budge \Budge\ (b[u^]j), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Budged (b[u^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. Budging.] [F. bouger to stir, move (akin to Pr. bojar, bolegar, to stir, move, It. bulicare to boil, bubble), fr. L. bullire. See Boil, v. i.] To move off; to stir; to walk away. [1913 Webster] I'll not budge an inch, boy. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The mouse ne'er shunned the cat as they did budge From rascals worse than they. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Budge \Budge\, a. [See Budge, v.] Brisk; stirring; jocund. [Obs.] --South. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Budge n 1: United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000) [syn: Budge, Don Budge, John Donald Budge] v 1: move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat" [syn: stir, shift, budge, agitate]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

46 Moby Thesaurus words for "budge": advance, alcohol, aqua vitae, ascend, back, back up, booze, change, change place, circle, climb, descend, drink, ebb, firewater, flow, get over, go, go around, go round, go sideways, grog, gyrate, hooch, juice, mount, move, move over, plunge, progress, regress, retrogress, rise, rotate, run, sauce, shift, sink, soar, spin, stir, stream, subside, travel, wane, whirl