Definition of Sodger

1. n. & v. i. Var. of Soldier.



Definition of Sodger

1. Noun. Variant of soldier. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sodger

1. a soldier [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sodger

soddened
soddening
soddenly
soddenness
soddennesses
soddens
soddie
soddier
soddies
soddiest
sodding
sodding(a)
sodding hell
soddy
soddyite
sodger (current term)
sodgers
sodian
sodic
sodicanthophyllite
sodicgedrite
sodicities
sodicity
sodiferous
sodio-
sodium
sodium-23
sodium-24
sodium-calcium exchanger
sodium-cooled

Literary usage of Sodger

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Poetica Erotica: A Collection of Rare and Curious Amatory Verse by Thomas Robert Smith (1921)
"sodger LADDIE (By Robert Burns. From The Jolly Beggars) I ONCE was a maid, tho* I cannot tell when, An' still my delight is in proper young men; ..."

2. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"What did ye wi' your wedding ring, ye What did ye wi' the bridal ring — bridal little cutty quean, О ? I gied it till a sodger, ..."

3. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"But the peace it reduc'd me to beg in despair, Till I met my old boy in a Cunningham fair; My heart it rejoic'd at my sodger laddie. Sing, Lai de dal, &c. ..."

4. The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1909)
"I'm twenty-three, and five feet nine, I'll go and be a sodger! 1 gat some gear wi' mickle care, I held it weel thegither; But now it's gane, and something ..."

5. Robert Burns and Mrs. Dunlop: Correspondence Now Published in Full for the by Robert Burns (1898)
"14 For the AULD GUDEMAN o' LONDON COURT the king She did na care a pin ; But she wad send this sodger YOUTH, To greet his ELDEST SON. ..."

6. History of English Literature by Hippolyte Taine (1880)
"No wonder I'm fond of a sodger laddie. The first of ray loves was a swaggering blade, To rattle the thundering drum was his trade. ..."

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