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English citations of vedder

Conjunction: "eye dialect spelling of whether"[edit]

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  • 1914 — Bertrand W. Sinclair, North of Fifty-Three, Chapter XXXIV:
    [] Und I dink der drouble iss largely dot der modern, high-bressure cifilization makes for der abnormal, vedder a man iss a millionaire or vorks in der brewery, contentment iss a state off der mind—und if der mind vorks mit logic it vill content find in der simple dings."

Noun: "eye dialect spelling of weather"[edit]

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  • 1863 — R. M. Ballantyne, The Wild Man of the West, Chapter 8:
    "Mais, monsieur," interposed Gibault with a rueful countenance; "you speak de trooth; but though hims be dangereux an' ver' bad for drink oftin, yet ven it be cold vedder, it doo varm de cokils of de hart!"
  • 1890 — William O. Stoddard, Crowded Out o' Crofield, or, The Boy Who Made His Way, Chapter XI:
    [] De finest vedder in all the vorlt is een America,—and dere ees more vedder of all kinds."
  • 1903 — E. W. Hornung, No Hero, Chapter XII:
    "Yes, sare," said the concierge, "the season end suddenly mit the bad vedder at the beginning of the veek. []