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sodger

/ˈsodʒər/
noun, verb
1.
a dialect variant of soldier
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  • The rot came, and I thought I should have to list for a sodger.

    Ungava R.M. Ballantyne
  • Nebba, nebba do for me; sodger give one shilling, Sailor give me two.

    Peter Simple Frederick Marryat
  • Suppose I was to say you was, at this self-same identical time, a sodger of the king's?

    Horse-Shoe Robinson

    John Pendleton Kennedy
  • True again; and I am as tough a sodger, and may be I mought say, as old a sodger as yourself.

    Horse-Shoe Robinson

    John Pendleton Kennedy
  • I'll hae this sodger ance a week a' the times he's in Edinburgh, and you (the countryman) I winna see again.

  • George Pendle shot that Bosvile sure enough, an' ef y'arsk me, dearie, it was the son—the captain—the sodger.

    The Bishop's Secret

    Fergus Hume
  • Her first man was a sodger captain, another chance kind o person, like his son, one Mr. Roger that was.

  • A sodger's a sodger, no matter what side he is on; and they are the naturalest people in the world for fellow-feeling.

    Horse-Shoe Robinson

    John Pendleton Kennedy
  • But I should like to have a somewhat better description of her than that ‘sodger’ up aloft there seems able to give.

    A Middy of the Slave Squadron Harry Collingwood
  • The spinnaker pulled like a sodger, and the bamboo holding its own, the Spray mended her pace.

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