"badgers" in the noun sense
1. Wisconsinite, Badger
a native or resident of Wisconsin
sturdy carnivorous burrowing mammal with strong claws widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
"badgers" in the verb sense
1. tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer
"The children teased the boy because of his stammer"
persuade through constant efforts
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