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  • noun Eye dialect spelling of shadow.

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Examples

  • Say, th '_worter_ in the shadder -- _shadder_ in the _worter_!

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume I. (of X.)

  • Say; th '_worter_ in the shadder -- _shadder_ in the _worter!

    Riley Child-Rhymes

  • I'll be a 'shadder' of my former self if this early rising stunt is to be my regular medicine. "

    Bob Hunt in Canada

  • A heap o' sun an' shadder, an' ye sometimes have t' roam

    In Memory of a House

  • But when I come up when red cow was sick at four in the morning, or may be earlier there was always a light in her winder, and the shadder of her face agin the blind.

    Red Pottage

  • Though worn out, he managed to keep his sense of humor about his appearance; when somebody told him he was “thin as a shad,” he responded—in an atrocious pun—that he looked even “worse—as thin as a shadder.”

    LINCOLN AT HOME

  • Though worn out, he managed to keep his sense of humor about his appearance; when somebody told him he was “thin as a shad,” he responded—in an atrocious pun—that he looked even “worse—as thin as a shadder.”

    LINCOLN AT HOME

  • Though worn out, he managed to keep his sense of humor about his appearance; when somebody told him he was “thin as a shad,” he responded—in an atrocious pun—that he looked even “worse—as thin as a shadder.”

    LINCOLN AT HOME

  • I've heard it said, an 'it allays creeped me cold all over, that there was somethin' come an 'lived with 'em -- a kind o' black shadder, a cobweb kind o 'a man-shape that followed 'em about the house an' made a third to them; but they got hardened to it theirselves, only they was afraid 'twould follow if they went anywheres from home.

    In Dark New England Days

  • Divine is pronounced, de wine, and Valley of the Shadow of Death is, walley o 'the shadder o' death.

    I Bid You Goodnight

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