1) A distinctive mark, used here of wounds.

1735 marks or badges of pistoll shotts ... on his back, West Riding.

places West Riding
dates 1735

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2) A spelling of bag, the stomach of an animal that is, employed here as a verb.

1667 sought for the sheep which at last they found tyed leggs and head together, the throat being cutt and badgged, Swinton.

places Swinton
dates 1667

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