Bayard

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[ bey-erd; for 1 also French ba-yar ]
/ ˈbeɪ ərd; for 1 also French baˈyar /

noun

Pierre Ter·rail [pyer te-ra-yuh] /pyɛr tɛˈra yə/, Sei·gneur de [se-nyœr duh] /sɛˈnyœr də/, the knight without fear and without reproach, 1473–1524, heroic French soldier.
any man of heroic courage and unstained honor.
a male given name.

Definition for bayard (2 of 2)

Bayard

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[ bey-erd ]
/ ˈbeɪ ərd /

noun

a magical legendary horse in medieval chivalric romances.
a mock-heroic name for any horse.
(lowercase) Archaic. a bay horse.

Origin of Bayard

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1275–1325; Middle English < Middle French; see bay5, -ard
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British Dictionary definitions for bayard (1 of 2)

Bayard

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/ (ˈbeɪəd) /

noun

a legendary horse that figures prominently in medieval romance

British Dictionary definitions for bayard (2 of 2)

Bayard

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/ (ˈbeɪəd, French bajar) /

noun

Chevalier de (ʃəvalje də), original name Pierre de Terrail ?1473–1524, French soldier, known as le chevalier sans peur et sans reproche (the fearless and irreproachable knight)
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