• WordNet 3.6
    • n pardner an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest "the musician and the librettist were collaborators","sexual partners"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pardner A dialectal pronunciation of partner.
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In literature:

This pardner of mine used to beller every time he sung it.
"'Me-Smith'" by Caroline Lockhart
I gwine take you in pardners in it wid me.
"Solomon Crow's Christmas Pockets and Other Tales" by Ruth McEnery Stuart
But don't talk about it, pardner.
"Fix Bay'nets" by George Manville Fenn
Oh, I heap sabe; you've left word with your pardners that you were coming up here to arrest me single-handed.
"The Ranch at the Wolverine" by B. M. Bower
He see plain that I idolized my pardner.
"Samantha at Coney Island" by Marietta Holley
I had been out with sheep for months and hadn't seen any one but my pardner.
"Letters on an Elk Hunt" by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
His pardner is a white man, an' about as likely a lookin' lad as I've seen.
"Connie Morgan in the Fur Country" by James B. Hendryx
My word is my pardners' word.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
My pardner called himself Tuscarora Maxillary.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
It's death, pardner; an' it ain't easy neither.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum

In poetry:

Here in this tunnel
He was my pardner,
That same Tom Flynn,--
Working together,
In wind and weather,
Day out and in.
"In The Tunnel" by Francis Bret Harte
Which expressions are strong;
Yet would feebly imply
Some account of a wrong--
Not to call it a lie--
As was worked off on William, my pardner,
And the same being W. Nye.
"Further Language From Truthful James" by Francis Bret Harte
For Ranger McCabe never knuckled to danger;
My pardner in camp, on the trail, or in town:
And he slid into glory, a true forest ranger,
With" "Hell! I'm a-goin'! Just roll a rock down."
"Roll A Rock Down" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
He never used no matches - left em layin' on the shelf,
Just some kerosene and cussin' and the kindlin' lit itself.
And, pardner, I'm allowin' it would give a man a jolt
To see him stir frijoles with the barrel of his Colt.
"Boomer Johnson" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
Did they fire him? Listen, pardner, there was nothin' left to fire,
Just a row of smilin' faces and another cook to hire.
If he joined some other outfit and is cookin', what I mean,
It's where they ain't no matches and they don't need kerosene.
"Boomer Johnson" by Henry Herbert Knibbs

In news:

MFA Oil buys Propane Pardners, with 2,100 customers, from United and Platte-Clay Electric.
Fact is Summer's winding down and it's time to wrangle us some sheep, pardner.
George Porter Jr and the Runnin Pardners and SMP Sound Man will perform tonight from 6 to 9 at the free Wednesdays on the Point summer concert series.
Not so fast, pardner .
Red Sox fans are talking a new brand of talk, pardner, as their team gallops toward a playoff berth and a potential showdown with the black-hatted New York Yankees.
'Hey pardner, how d'ya like my duds ?'.
MFA Oil aquires Propane Pardners.
Activate those event logs, pardner.
Has purchased Propane Pardners, a propane retailer based in Platte City, Mo.
How's 22 hours suit you, pardner.