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- n. Eye dialect spelling of judge.
- v. Eye dialect spelling of judge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A dialectal form of judge.
- n. A gage or standard.
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If the jedge is a gwyne to hold cote, I got to roust 'em out, I reckon.
Everybody has opinions, and overrules the "jedge" next day, or not, as the case may be.
"Well, Ah'll tell yo ', jedge," said the old man confidentially.
"Well, jedge," said the darky, "I ain't doin 'much at present -- jest circulatin' round, suh."
The Trater's Gate is wide enuff to admit about twenty traters abrest, I should jedge; but beyond this, I couldn't see that it was superior to gates in gen'ral.
There's no tellin '; I ain't no jedge of sech things, an' I'm an out-an-out
Billy is a candidate fer county jedge, I reckon he wants a few votes.
But Primus tells me, gentlemen, that the jedge has been talkin 'incessant of his nephew
"What's the jedge callin 'on him now for?" said the major.
"De jedge am bin a class-leader fohty year," said at last old Primus the barber in the background, shaking his woolly poll.