English edit

Etymology edit

Clipping of pigeonhole, early 2000s. The verb is attested earlier than the noun.

Pronunciation edit

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  • Rhymes: -ɪdʒ

Noun edit

pidge (plural pidges)

  1. (Oxbridge slang) A pigeonhole.

Verb edit

pidge (third-person singular simple present pidges, present participle pidging, simple past and past participle pidged)

  1. (Oxbridge slang, transitive) To post (something) in a pigeonhole.
    Please pidge your completed application form to the society president.
    • 2001, “Finance & General Purpose Committee”, in PostScript[1], number 327, Oxford University Scout and Guide Group, page 6:
      Possibilities to attract new members were: ¶ Pidge every fresher a flyer at the start of next Michaelmas

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