cadger noun a hawker, an itinerent dealer: There were so many of the local cadger folk in the town of Dundee itself ...; Ay, the king’ll come the cadger’s road [he will come to the way of the thinking or living of the cadger] someday.la15-. etymology: origin uncertain; attested by BS in TDITA, JS and DW note:

Grose and Egan (1823) give the following definition: ‘A beggar, one of the lowest of the low. Cant