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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]