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Definition of Squaddie
1. a private [n -S] - See also: private
Lexicographical Neighbors of Squaddie
Literary usage of Squaddie
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"squaddie (American), to depart rapidly, begone, cut and run, or skedaddle. And at once released the prisoner, Sternly bidding him to ..."
2. Dialect Notes by American Dialect Society (1896)
""We haven't liad a smike of rain down there all summer." Spoken in 1888 by a man from Prince Edward County, Ont squaddie. "Put your feet in your slippers. ..."
3. Outlines of English grammar for the use of junior classes by Charles Peter Mason (1885)
"... straddle (stride), shovel (shove), squaddie (swat/,e), dribble (drop), gamble (game), waddle (wade), snivel (sniff), grapple (grab), from nouns —kneel ..."
4. American Humourists: Recent and Living by Robert Ford (1897)
"... and the ransom Paid into Judge Lynch in person, Who received it very gracious And at once released the prisoner, Sternly bidding him to squaddie, ..."
5. Mentally Incontinent by Joe Peacock (2005)
"I smugly sauntered over to the bucket, smirking at the unlucky ones whose fortune was not great enough to be a Dolphin squaddie. I looked into the bucket at ..."