caird

[ kaird; Scot. keyrd ]
/ kɛərd; Scot. keɪrd /
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noun Scot.

a traveling tinker, especially a gypsy.
a wandering tramp or vagrant.

Origin of caird

1655–65; < Scots Gaelic ceard tinker; akin to Latin cerdō workman, Greek kerdṓ cunning one
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caird

/ (kɛəd, Scottish kerd) /

noun

Scot obsolete a travelling tinker; vagrant

Word Origin for caird

C17: from Scottish Gaelic; related to Welsh cerdd craft
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