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Definition of "soger" []

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

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Use "soger" in a sentence
  • "A "soger" -- one who, so far, had done no work -- relieved him, and he mustered his men, all but two in the engine room, to a council amidships."
  • "The captain called him a "soger," [note 1] and promised to "ride him down as he would the main tack;" and when officers are once determined to "ride a man down," it is a gone case with him."
  • ""soger," [1] and promised to "ride him down as he would the main tack;" and when officers are once determined to "ride a man down," it is a gone case with him."