Pardie
Parde Par*de", Pardie Par*die", adv. or interj. [F. pardi, for par Dieu by God.] Certainly; surely; truly; verily; -- originally an oath. [Written also {pardee}, {pardieux}, {perdie}, etc.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

He was, parde, an old fellow of yours. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • pardie — or pardi [pär dē′] adv., interj. 〚ME parde < OFr par dé (Fr pardieu), by God!〛 Archaic verily; indeed: a mild oath: also sp. pardy * * * …   Universalium

  • pardie — or pardi [pär dē′] adv., interj. [ME parde < OFr par dé (Fr pardieu), by God!] Archaic verily; indeed: a mild oath: also sp. pardy …   English World dictionary

  • Pardie — There are several possible origins for this interesting Italian patronymic name. It is clear from the long term research, that whilst the name is probably a developed form of the Germanic bardo meaning the Axe , a pre 7th Century personal name,… …   Surnames reference

  • pardie — or pardi or pardy or perdie interjection Etymology: Middle English pardee, from Anglo French par Dé by God Date: 14th century archaic used as a mild oath …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pardie — mild oath; certainly or truly Forthright s Forsoothery …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • pardie — interj. == by God. 2082 B. Fr. par Dieu …   Oldest English Words

  • pardie — par·die …   English syllables

  • pardie — …   Useful english dictionary

  • perdien — perdiẽn adv. 1. OG422 per (visą) dieną: Dažniausiai sėdėjo perdien ant krosnies, nes lauke buvo šalta J.Bil. Teip ir krapštaus pardiẽn Ukm. Perdien lankoj šienužėlį, grėbiau baltą dobilėlį d. Perdien medžioja A1884,307. Pabuvau perdiẽn čia… …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • pardi — interjection see pardie * * * /pahr dee /, adv., interj. Archaic. verily; indeed. Also, pardie, pardy, perdie. [1200 50; late ME pardie, ME parde < OF par De < L per Deum by God] …   Useful english dictionary

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