noun, verb

a dialect variant of soldier

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Examples from the Web for sodger

Historical Examples of sodger

  • The rot came, and I thought I should have to list for a sodger.


    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Nebba, nebba do for me; Sodger give one shilling, Sailor give me two.

    Peter Simple

    Frederick Marryat

  • 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

  • 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

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