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guisard

[gahy-zerd]
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noun
  1. a person who wears a mask; mummer.
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Origin of guisard

First recorded in 1620–30; guise + -ard
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Examples from the Web for guisard

Historical Examples

  • The man affects to be a fanatical Guisard; we four only know that he is on our side.

    The Works of Honor de Balzac

    Honor de Balzac

  • Some Guisard doubtless told him of what had occurred between Amyot and the queen-mother.

    Catherine de' Medici

    Honore de Balzac

  • I have quite a collection of knives—some Guisard, and some Italian, but mostly of Toledo make.

    The White Plumes of Navarre

    Samuel Rutherford Crockett