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pardner

[pahrd-ner] /ˈpɑrd nər/
noun, U.S. Dialect
1.
(in direct address) friend.
2.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95, Americanism; alteration of partner reproducing voiced flap, here with nasal release, of American medial t between voiced sounds
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  • Smile, pardner, when you say that the old border desperadoes lacked chivalry.
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pardner

/ˈpɑːdnə/
noun
1.
(US, dialect) friend or partner: used as a term of address
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