a former silver coin of France, the fourth part of a sol, issued from the 15th century to 1793 and made from copper after 1650.
Other definitions for Liard (2 of 2)
a river in W Canada, flowing from S Yukon through N British Columbia and the Northwest Territories into the Mackenzie River. 550 miles (885 km) long.
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How to use liard in a sentence
In all the Island of Montreal the tax for each arpent of land was two liards and a half pint of wheat.Montreal 1535-1914 under the French Rgime | William Henry Atherton
Such is the gist of the first part of M. Liards book, and we have nothing to add to it but our approbation.
Several liards had rolled into the mud; the captain in his enthusiasm stooped to pick them up.Notre-Dame de Paris | Victor Hugo
Here,” said Claes, “first take these seven liards for wages and let us go stoutly to meet them.The Legend of Ulenspiegel | Charles de Coster
The Nohhannies live 'upon the upper branches of the Rivire aux Liards.'The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
British Dictionary definitions for liard (1 of 2)
a former small coin of various European countries
British Dictionary definitions for Liard (2 of 2)
a river in W Canada, rising in the SE Yukon and flowing east and then northwest to the Mackenzie River. Length: 885 km (550 miles)
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