- Archaic. a mask or visor.
Origin of vizard
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Examples from the Web for vizard
She is some vizard Miss that ought to be sitting in the slips, I'll be sworn.Mohawks, Volume 3 of 3
Mary Elizabeth Braddon
I defy the Old Enemy to unmask me when I choose to keep my vizard on.The Abbot
Sir Walter Scott
Why, your daughter there, is Mr. Vizard's—cousin, I suppose.
Mr. Vizard sent it, with his humble service to your ladyship.
The city has its vizard on and we—at night we are our naked selves.Dramatic Technique
George Pierce Baker
- archaic, or literary a means of disguise; mask; visor
C16: variant of visor
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Word Origin and History for vizard
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