Budge v. i. [imp. & p. p. Budged p. pr. & vb. n. Budging.] To move off; to stir; to walk away.
I'll not budge an inch, boy. --Shak.
The mouse ne'er shunned the cat as they did budge
From rascals worse than they. --Shak.
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.
Budge, a. Brisk; stirring; jocund. [Obs.]
1. Lined with budge; hence, scholastic. “Budge gowns.”
2. Austere or stiff, like scholastics.
Those budge doctors of the stoic fur. --Milton.
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.
n : 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: Don
Budge, John Donald Budge]
v : move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat" [syn: stir, shift,