sodger

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Noun[edit]

sodger (plural sodgers)

  1. (nonstandard, dialect) soldier
    • 1835, William Gilmore Simms, The Partisan, Harper, Chapter II, page 27:
      I'd have you to know; and though you are a sodger, and wear a red coat, let me tell you there is a tough colt in the woods that your two legs can't straddle.

References[edit]

  • sodger in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911