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

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

  • 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

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

  • soft solder — noun solder that melts at a relatively low temperature • Hypernyms: ↑solder * * * noun 1. : an alloy of lead and tin that melts below 700° F and is used when melted to join metallic surfaces compare hard solder, silver solder 2. : soft sawder …   Useful english dictionary

  • Soft solder — Solder Sol der, n. [Formerly soder; F. soudure, OF. soudeure, fr. OF. & F. souder to solder, L. solidare to fasten, to make solid. See {Solid}, and cf. {Sawder}.] A metal or metallic alloy used when melted for uniting adjacent metallic edges or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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