ngadlingA man of humble condition; a fellow; a low fellow; originally (in Anglo-Saxon), a fellow, associate, or companion, in a good sense, but later used in reproach. Compare similar uses of fellow and companion.
ngadlingA vagabond; one who gads about.
gadlingGiven to gadding about; gadding.
ngadlingSame as gad, 2.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
nGadlingone of the spikes on the knuckles of a gauntlet