pardy

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


Nearby words

  1. pardner,
  2. pardon,
  3. pardonable,
  4. pardoner,
  5. pardubice,
  6. pare,
  7. parecious,
  8. paregmenon,
  9. paregoric,
  10. pareidolia

pardi

or par·die, par·dy, per·die

[ pahr-dee ]
/ pɑrˈdi /

adverb, interjection Archaic.

verily; indeed.

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 pardy

  • 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
  • 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