Sawder
Sawder Saw"der, n. A corrupt spelling and pronunciation of {solder}. [1913 Webster]

{Soft sawder}, seductive praise; flattery; blarney. [Slang] [1913 Webster]


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  • sawder — ˈsȯdə(r) transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: soft sawder : flatter …   Useful english dictionary

  • sawder — n. flatter, blacksmith s hammer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sawder — saw·der …   English syllables

  • Soft sawder — Sawder Saw der, n. A corrupt spelling and pronunciation of {solder}. [1913 Webster] {Soft sawder}, seductive praise; flattery; blarney. [Slang] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soft sawder — ˈsädə(r), ˈsȯd noun Etymology: soft + obsolete sawder solder, from Middle English more at solder : flattery, blarney * * * soft sawder or soft sowder noun Flattery …   Useful english dictionary

  • soft sawder — /ˈsɒft sɔdə/ (say soft sawduh) noun sentimental nonsense; blarney: *But a fig for all the soft sawder that s talked about marriage! –henry handel richardson, 1929. {variant of solder} …   Australian English dictionary

  • soft-sawder — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ verb Etymology: soft sawder chiefly dialect : flatter * * * soft sawˈder or soft sowˈder transitive verb To flatter • • • Main Entry: ↑soft …   Useful english dictionary

  • soft sawder —  1. n. Flattery.  2. v. Flatter …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Pretext — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Ostensible motive, ground, or reason assigned. < N PARAG:Pretext >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 pretext pretext pretense pretension plea| Sgm: N 1 allegation allegation advocation Sgm: N 1 ostensible motive ostensible motive… …   English dictionary for students

  • soft sowder — soft sawder or soft sowder noun Flattery • • • Main Entry: ↑soft soft sowder see ↑soft sawder above. • • • Main Entry: ↑soft …   Useful english dictionary

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