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or par·die, par·dy, per·die

adverb, interjection Archaic.
  1. verily; indeed.
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Origin of pardi

1200–50; late Middle English pardie, Middle English parde < Old French par De < Latin per Deum by God
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Examples from the Web for pardi

Historical Examples

  • In matters of this kind, each man should look to his own skin, pardi!

    Tartarin On The Alps

    Alphonse Daudet

  • The company was in dire perplexity, when Mol, who was one of them, said: Pardi!

  • "Pardi, I should hope so," she answered, with a proud toss of her head.

  • An I lose her, no joy for me, Pardi, hath the wide world in fee.


    Ezra Pound

  • Pardi, I should not have thought that it had been necessary.

    Petticoat Rule

    Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy