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mazard

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

Origin of mazard

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

Historical Examples

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

    Left on Labrador</p>

    Charles Asbury Stephens

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

    Left on Labrador</p>

    Charles Asbury Stephens

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

    Left on Labrador</p>

    Charles Asbury Stephens

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

    Left on Labrador</p>

    Charles Asbury Stephens

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

    Left on Labrador</p>

    Charles Asbury Stephens


British Dictionary definitions for mazard

mazard

mazzard

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

Word Origin

C17: altered from mazer
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