[ gaird ]
/ gɛərd /
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
the daughter of a giant and the consort of Frey, who wooed her through his servant Skirnir.
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Also Ger·da [gair-duh]. /ˈgɛər də/.
Origin of Gerd
<Old Norse Gerthr, derivative of garthr fenced-in field; see garth
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Other definitions for Gerd (2 of 2)
[ gurd ]
/ gɜrd /
gastroesophageal reflux disease: See entry at acid reflux.
Origin of GERD
First recorded in 1985–90
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How to use Gerd in a sentence
Nine nights hence, there to Niord's son Gerd will grant delight.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
He did not even wish to speak with the man who had done him so great a service; but thought only of the loss of Gerd.Stories from Northern Myths|Emilie Kip Baker
Gerd van Riebeek suggested that they were discussing the odd habits of human-type people.
Gerd van Riebeek dropped himself into a folding chair and took Little Fuzzy on his lap.
Both Gerd and Ruth decided to spend the morning at the camp and get acquainted with the Fuzzies on hand.