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fudge packer

Derogatory slang for a homosexual man.
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fudge the issue

To dodge or avoid doing something. The phrase often has a connotation of deceit. The finance department is fudging the issue for now, but once news reaches the CEO, they will have to admit whatever they did to make these figures so impressive. I know you didn't do any of the chores I assigned you, and you can't fudge the issue any longer!
See also: fudge, issue

pack fudge

vulgar slang To have anal sex.
See also: fudge, pack

fudge factor

Fig. a margin of error. I never use a fudge factor. I measure correctly, and I cut the material exactly the way I measured it. I built in a fudge factor of three percent.
See also: factor, fudge

fudge factor

a figure which is included in a calculation in order to account for some unquantified but significant phenomenon or to ensure a desired result.
Fudge, apparently originating in the mid 18th century as an exclamation of disgust or irritation, later acquired a specific verbal sense in printers' jargon, meaning to ‘do work imperfectly or as best you can with the materials available’.
See also: factor, fudge

fudge

(fədʒ)
1. in. to cheat; to deceive (someone). (Disguise of fuck.) Bill, you’re fudging. Wait till the starting gun fires.
2. n. nonsense; deception. I’ve heard enough of your fudge. Let’s get honest, okay?

fudge factor

n. a margin of error. I never use a fudge factor. I measure correctly, and I cut the material exactly the way I measured it.
See also: factor, fudge
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The company's All Butter Fudge has struck gold in this year's Great Taste Awards.
It was mam's idea that we start making fudge and it has really taken off," said Sarah.
Ms Bunton said: "It was mam's idea that we start making fudge and it has really taken off.
The firm's unusual and delicious fudge flavours include Welsh Sea Salt and Almond, Banoffee, Chocolate, Vanilla, Peppermint, Mocha, Rum and Raisin and Almond and Amaretto, with many more flavours already being developed in time for Christmas.
Her artistic skills do show in the displays and she is an excellent fudge maker.
Jody, although not admitting to eating fudge personally, comes up with all the different variations, often seasonal.
Marina Castle sent along several tried and true recipes that are a little different than the usual fudge - and two of her creations - Mexican Orange Fudge and Divinity Fudge - follow.
Glenda Warren shared recipes that are popular at Christmas time - including Butterscotch Fudge, Creamy Chocolate Fudge and Caramel Fudge.
These mouth-watering fruit fudges are available in a multitude of different flavours including lemon and lime, strawberry, mango and the very bold tomato.
Fudges have also added to their seasonal product range.