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mazard

[maz-erd]
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noun
  1. Archaic.
    1. head.
    2. face.
  2. Obsolete. a mazer.
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Origin of mazard

First recorded in 1595–1605; maz(er) + -ard
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Examples from the Web for mazard

Historical Examples

  • This was what Capt. Mazard was doing when we went on deck that morning.

    Left on Labrador

    Charles Asbury Stephens

  • Capt. Mazard and the men were leaning over the rail, waiting.

    Left on Labrador

    Charles Asbury Stephens

  • "I should say that it did, decidedly," Capt. Mazard replied.

    Left on Labrador

    Charles Asbury Stephens

  • "Don't say too much; they may come back," Capt. Mazard observed.

    Left on Labrador

    Charles Asbury Stephens

  • "Capt. Mazard won't leave us here if he lives and has his liberty," said Raed.

    Left on Labrador

    Charles Asbury Stephens


British Dictionary definitions for mazard

mazard

mazzard

noun
  1. an obsolete word for the head, skull
  2. another word for mazer
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Word Origin

C17: altered from mazer
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