1. to leave; thus budged, budging.
|Martin Mark-all 42: The quire coues are budgd to the bowsing ken, / As Romely as a ball [...] Out budgd the Coue of the Ken, / With a ben filtch in his quarr’me.|
|Dict. Canting Crew.|
|New Canting Dict. n.p.: To budge [...] to stir, or move, as, Why don’t you budge? or, The Cull won’t budge; us’d to a plunder’d Passenger, when he is loth to be dragg’d away, in order to be ty’d down in a Ditch, or to be driven into the Woods to be gagg’d and bound.|
|, ,||Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue.|
|Political Songster 6: We left the Tar to pay the shot, / Then budg’d away to Fenny.‘A Strolling Ballad Singer’s Ramble to London’|
|Dict. Sl. and Cant.|
|Life in St George’s Fields 13: Dick was now obliged to give his pal the wink to prepare for budging.|
|Paul Clifford I 74: Oh, you viper, budge and begone!|
|Boston Blade 10 June n.p.: We took the hint and budged.|
|Widow Bedott Papers (1883) 75: Go into the kitchen – budge!|
|, ,||Sl. Dict.|
|Sharping London 34: budge, to move away.|
|Treasure Island 39: We’ll have to budge, mates.|
2. (UK und.) vtr., to convey, to take.
|Crabtree Lectures 191: Cove. But sto Mort: what if I should bee Cloyed in the milling of Cacklers, Quacklers, or Duds, or nipping a Bung, and so be cloyed, & budged to the Naskin.|
3. (UK Und.) to travel, to move.
|Crabtree Lectures 191: Mort. I will bing to the Coves and the Morts, and whid to them for Lower, that thou maist budge out of the Naskin: and then budge into the Rum-vile.|
|Bacchanalian Mag. 18: To Fleet-street then away we budg’d.|
to run away (before the authorities appear).
|Martin Mark-all 42: For all the Rome coues are budgd a beake.|
|Crabtree Lectures 191: Mort. Ile tell thee queere Cove, thou must [...] lib in the Strummel, al the darkmans, and budge a beake in the light mans.|