bodger

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bodger

(ˈbɒdʒə)
adj
1. informal Austral worthless or second-rate
2. (Crafts) a labourer who traditionally lived and worked in the forest, making chairs from felling trees
[C20]
Translations
bendreier
References in classic literature ?
Bodgers late of this parish, and what the feelings of Mrs.
I waylaid old Bodger--Colonel Bodger, on the committee of the club, you know--and suggested over a whisky-and-soda that the management of Brown's would be behaving like sportsmen if they bumped my salary up a bit, and the old boy nearly strangled himself trying to suck down Scotch and laugh at the same time.
They say: "Hobbits, shepherds, bodgers, off gridders and glampers, take notice of this beautifully constructed straw bale "roundhouse".
The 21-strong cast includes several family groups - the Stanleys (3), the Bakers (3) and the Bodgers (3), while Ian Davies, in the key role of author John Mortimer's father, has his wife, Mandy, operating the lights.
LAUGHS: Smith The space spectacular follows the adventures of heroic Commander Veronica Valiant (Tracey Pickin) and Captain Ruck Bodgers (Brian Lewis) as they battle the Evilix the Frightfully Nasty (Lynda Lewis) and her heavies Livelong and Prosper (Mike and Carol Smith).
Stelling has an encyclopaedic knowledge of football, which is bound to upset the bodgers in dictionary corner.
The four began doing charity comedy shows together and performed at the Edinburgh Fringe as The Bodgers.
Justin Soper, who potrays bodger Richard Thomas, said: "Bodgers were itinerant workers, moving from estate to estate, picking up any casual work they could, such as harvesting, hedge laying and ditching.
The Cops & Bodgers, who've made a mess of nearly every challenge, but whatever happens the siren on their wagon keeps going regardless.
Fortunately, there are also many honest workers like Malcolm McCann to remind us that bodgers are a minority.
Chopwell Forest Festival, the UK's biggest, is being staged this weekend, and boasts yurts, bodgers and eco artists.
These chairs were made for the workman and his kitchen and they were made all over the country by craftsmen called bodgers.