Words and Phrases




Alternative spelling/meaning:

soajers; sodgers

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Man from God knows where by Florence M Wilson

For the sodgers were standing, grim an’ tall
round a scaffold built there fornenst the wall,
an’ a man stepped out for death

Excerpt from To the Statue of Govenor Walker 1869 by Barney McGlone

You’re needed to guide the recruitin’
to dhrill all the goomies that join,
an’ polish them off into sogers,
before we march up to the Boyne


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