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sord

[sawrd]
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noun
  1. a flight or flock of mallards.
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  • Hed hand Fosh his sord or whissel or whatever it is that Generals carry nowdays.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!"

    Edward Streeter


Word Origin and History for sord

n.

"flock of mallards," 15c., perhaps from sord (v.) "to take flight," from Old French sordre "arise, stand up," from Latin surgere "to rise" (see surge (n.)).

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