Definitions

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  • n. A traditional horse-drawn wagon used by Romanichals (Romani people).

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Examples

  • About her business in the morning, Beulah brought four tin bowls from underneath the caravanunderneath the vardo in the gypsy tongue.

    Excerpt: An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear

  • When dusk fell, a twig would snap underfoot as a visitor approached her vardo with care.

    Excerpt: An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear

  • One bowl was used to wash tools used in the business of eating, one for the laundering of clothes, one for water that touched her body, and another for the cleaning of her vardo.

    Excerpt: An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear

  • Uneasy unless working, Beulah bound bunches of Michaelmas daisies to sell door to door, then set them in a basket and climbed back into her vardo.

    Excerpt: An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear

  • “Look well at the Romany vardo,” he said, without turning.

    Greenwitch

  • Changing clothes in the cramped confines of the vardo had a number of things in common with crocodile wrestling in a phone booth, and when she came out she was hot and sweaty.

    The Warslayer

  • He'd come around the back of the vardo, quiet as mice, and she hadn't seen him.

    The Warslayer

  • It was dark inside the vardo, though the light of dawn was seeping through the chinks in the closed shutters.

    The Warslayer

  • Near them were the gayly-painted vans, in which I at once observed a difference from the more substantial-looking old-country _vardo_.

    The Gypsies

  • Also, I would like to know the best value means of building or rehabilitating an authentic vardo, Romani wagon, and the likely cost, as well as how to obtain a grant to buy or commission one for my personal use.

    Wired Campus

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