If his offer is accepted he strips off his clothes with alacrity, exclaims the conventional “O, lordy!”
That's what lordy means when she talks about the solidarity of labor.
lordy—if it was summer, I'd say we all had our brains sun-cured, but I'm willin' to try it.
"lordy's eloped, and they've got to hunt for a new Latin teacher," was Patty's interpretation.
She sprang to her feet, exclaiming: "Oh, lordy, you ain't got no chair yet to—"
I was just on the point of breaking my vows and telling all, when who should pop in but lordy.
Well, jest as I was finished, and was a saying amen, the lordy mercy what a yowl something did give right over me in a tree!
Nothing at all—and if it hadn't been for lordy, we'd all three have been expelled.
They thought and kind o' whispered round that the minister or the deakins oughter do it: but lordy massy!
Well, you might begin by tryin' not to say 'lordy' quite so many times.