Dodge v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dodged p. pr. & vb. n. Dodging.]
1. To start suddenly aside, as to avoid a blow or a missile; to shift place by a sudden start.
2. To evade a duty by low craft; to practice mean shifts; to use tricky devices; to play fast and loose; to quibble.
Some dodging casuist with more craft than sincerity. --Milton.