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[pahr-dee] /pɑrˈdi/
adverb, interjection, Archaic.


or pardie, pardy, perdie

[pahr-dee] /pɑrˈdi/
adverb, interjection, Archaic.
verily; indeed.
Origin of pardi
late Middle English
1200-50; late Middle English pardie, Middle English parde < Old French par De < Latin per Deum by God Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • However, he had rented his paddock to old pardy for a few months, and that nuisance had his bullocks there.

    From Chart House to Bush Hut Charles W. L. Bryde
  • "Right you are, pardy," was Nick's reply; and then he followed his conductor through the trees toward the fire.

    A Woman at Bay Nicholas Carter
  • And when they have wandered abroad till that be spent, what can they then else do but steal, and then justly, pardy!

  • I sold the lot to old pardy for a fiver and paid for my boots, deposit on shares and separator, and exes.

    From Chart House to Bush Hut Charles W. L. Bryde

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