pardie

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From Middle English parde, from Anglo-Norman pardi, pardeu, and Old French pardeu, from par (by) + Deu (God).

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pardie

  1. By God!
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.1:
      Perdy,” (said Britomart) “the choise is hard; / But what reward had he that overcame?”

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