Par*de" (?), Par*die" (?), adv. ∨ interj. [F. pardi, for par Dieu by God.]

Certainly; surely; truly; verily; -- originally an oath.

[Written also pardee, pardieux, perdie, etc.] [Obs.]

He was, parde, an old fellow of yours. Chaucer.

 

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