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  • n. Plural form of vardo.


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  • I came here via a google search for vardos and found your great post about small dwellings.

    Decrepit But Not Abandoned

  • You can buy plans for them and find detailed descriptions of how to build them and decorate them all over the place online (see below); the Society for Creative Anachronism, among others, has sparked a movement to build vardos, including ones that you can hitch to your car.

    Snug as a Bug in a Beautiful Box

  • Britain is full of restorers of old vardos and even places you can rent them (horse-drawn, no less) as holiday accomodation, complete with traditional bed-cupboard, tiny stove, and hayrack on the back for the horse.

    Snug as a Bug in a Beautiful Box

  • There are a lot of people nowadays showing interest in Gypsy vardos, as the traditional wagons are called.

    Snug as a Bug in a Beautiful Box

  • From the look of things, they'd better find their way back to the vardos pretty soon though, or one of the two of them was going to have to develop hunting skills.

    The Warslayer

  • All the Allimir were out on the Serenthodial, cowering in their vardos.

    The Warslayer

  • The night was bright with enough starlight to make it possible to find her way, and the flickering lanterns hung on the ends of the vardos provided additional aids to navigation.

    The Warslayer

  • The sight of the gathered vardos made her reel with the shock of recognition, as though she'd tried to mount a step that wasn't there.

    The Warslayer

  • Romani wagons or vardos date from the 19th century, and were once a common sight on the lanes and roads of Britain. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph


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