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badger

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Self-will so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on.
Richard Cecil
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Etymology 1

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Noun

A badger

Singular
badger

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  1. A common name for any animal of three subfamilies, which belong to the family Mustelidae: Melinae (Eurasian badgers), Mellivorinae (Ratel or honey badger), and Taxideinae (American badger).
  2. A native or resident of the American State of Wisconsin.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A crew of desperate villains who robbed near rivers, into which they threw the bodies of those they murdered.
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Verb

badger

Infinitive
to badger

Third person singular
badgers

Simple past
badgered

Past participle
-

Present participle
badgering

to badger (third-person singular simple present badgers, present participle badgering, simple past and past participle badgered)
  1. To pester, to annoy persistently.
    He kept badgering her about her bad habits.
  2. (UK, informal) To pass gas; to fart.
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Etymology 2

badge + -er

Noun

Singular
badger

Plural
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badger ({{{1}}})
  1. A person who makes badges.

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