Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dialectal or colloquial form of soldier.

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

  • noun Dial. or Slang Var. of soldier.

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  • noun dialectal soldier

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Examples

  • Our paper would tell the truth and shame the devil if the Censor, who was also a "sojer," did not unblushingly forbid it.

    The Siege of Kimberley

  • From the same we find a lyric detailing the loss of a briarwood pipe stolen in a raid, which the grieving 'sojer' trusts (as we most sincerely do with him) may be found when Richmond's taken.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol 3 No 3, March 1863 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • Any luckless "sojer" who attempted to ascend the stairs usually returned in haste, to avoid the deluge of the filthy liquid.

    Andersonville — Volume 1

  • Any luckless "sojer" who attempted to ascend the stairs usually returned in haste, to avoid the deluge of the filthy liquid.

    Andersonville

  • Funnel, having been bound apprentice to that most excellent but long-departed mariner by my parents, who, finding me resolved to go to sea had determined that my probation should be thorough: no half-laughs and pursers 'grins would satisfy them; my arm was to plunge deep into the tar bucket straight away; and certainly there was no man then hailing from the port of Liverpool better able to qualify a young chap for the profession of the sea -- but a young chap, mind you, who liked his calling, who _meant_ to be a man and not a "sojer" in it -- than

    The Honour of the Flag

  • Why, it gittin 'so a cuss cain't walk fifty mile' thout seein 'a sojer or a himmigrant.

    Isabelle

  • We didunt sing for teh sojer bois but, no dowt, sum ob tehm caym alawng to teh conserts.

    in ur 1970′s - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • When, at last, he did come, the Second and the Mate joined in giving him a good dressing down for a lazy sojer; so that several minutes passed before we were on our way forrard again.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • “Hell and damnation, you blasted sojer, come down when I tell you!”

    The Ghost Pirates

  • ‘’Tis hard upon a man, and he a wold sojer, to serve en so, Richard.

    A Changed Man

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