Badged vs Fadged - What's the difference?

badged | fadged |


As verbs the difference between badged and fadged

is that badged is (badge) while fadged is (fadge).

badged

English

Verb

(head)
  • (badge)

  • badge

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A distinctive mark, token, sign, emblem or cognizance, worn on one's clothing, as an insignia of some rank, or of the membership of an organization.
  • the badge''' of a society; the '''badge of a policeman
  • * Prescott
  • Tax gatherers, recognized by their official badges .
  • A small nameplate, identifying the wearer, and often giving additional information.
  • A card, sometimes with a barcode or magnetic strip, granting access to a certain area.
  • Something characteristic; a mark; a token.
  • * {{quote-book, year=158? or 159?, author=, title=Titus Andronicus, section=Act I, Scene 2
  • , passage=Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge .}}
  • A brand on the hand of a thief, etc.
  • He has got his badge , and piked: He was burned in the hand, and is at liberty.
  • (nautical) A carved ornament on the stern of a vessel, containing a window or the representation of one.
  • (heraldry) A distinctive mark worn by servants, retainers, and followers of royalty or nobility, who, being beneath the rank of gentlemen, have no right to armorial bearings.
  • Derived terms

    * badge bunny * badger

    Verb

    (badg)
  • To mark or distinguish with a badge.
  • ''The television was badged as 'GE', but wasn't made by them.
  • To show a badge to.
  • He calmed down a lot when the policeman badged him.
  • To enter a restricted area by showing one's badge.
  • * (rfdate)
  • * 2003 , Joseph Wambaugh, Fire Lover , page 146:
  • And Patterson didn't hear that Jack Egger, the studio's director of security, said he'd seen John Orr badge his way through the pedestrian gate sometime before 4:00 pm, when the fire was still raging, [...]
  • * 2004 , Sergei Hoteko, On The Fringe Of History , page 135:
  • Our regional commissioner, his assistant commissioner and our district director, along with their wives, were hoofing it to the rotunda. Apparently they didn't try and badge their way through.
  • * 2006 , David Pollino, Bill Pennington, Tony Bradley, Himanshu Dwivedi, Hacker's challenge 3 (page 338)
  • Aaron badged into the data center and escorted Geoff inside the large room with its many blinking green lights.

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    fadged

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (fadge)

  • fadge

    English

    Etymology 1

    Origin unknown.

    Verb

    (fadg)
  • (obsolete) To be suitable ((with) or (to) something).
  • * Wycherley
  • Well, Sir, how fadges the new design?
  • (obsolete) To agree, to get along ((with)).
  • * Milton
  • They shall be made, spite of antipathy, to fadge together.
  • (obsolete) To get on well; to cope, to thrive.
  • *, II.17:
  • I can never fadge well: for I am at such a stay, that except for health and life, there is nothing I will take the paines to fret my selfe about, or will purchase at so high a rate as to trouble my wits for it, or be constrained thereunto.
  • (Geordie) To eat together.
  • (Yorkshire, of a horse) To move with a gait between a jog and a trot.
  • Etymology 2

    Etymology uncertain.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Ulster) Irish potato bread - flat farls, griddle-baked. Often served fried.
  • (New Zealand) A wool pack. traditionally made of jute now often synthetic.
  • (Geordie) Small bread loaf or bun made with left-over dough.
  • (Yorkshire) A gait of horses between a jog and a trot.
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