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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Nautical to play the soger or shirk.
  • noun A dialectal or colloquial form of soldier. Also sojer, sodger.
  • noun Nautical, a skulk or shirk; one who is always trying to evade his share of work.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Dial. or Slang Var. of soldier.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun dated A poor or lazy hand on a sailing vessel.
  • noun Eye dialect spelling of soldier.

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