Origin of lizard
Definition for lizard (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for lizard
Another set of hackers that goes by the name the Lizard Squad told the Washington Post that they helped with the Sony hack.U.S. Spies Say They Tracked ‘Sony Hackers’ For Years|Shane Harris|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
There is a lot of residual concern that Lizard Squad was able to get even this far.
And some members of the Lizard Squad are now claiming that they were never trying to poison the network.
It almost makes you wonder if Lizard Squad did this just to annoy Anonymous and the other earnest champions of privacy.
Until recently, the hacker collective known as Lizard Squad was all but unknown.
Then the lizard ran fast to get it first, but he was caught in the snare and was held until the man came and killed him.Philippine Folk Tales|Mabel Cook Cole
Have you ever, my reader, caught hold of a lizard and been left with his tail in your hands?The Mayor of Troy|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Then I put the little toads on the board, and the lizard drew them all around.
He was not entirely convinced that it was a lizard until he sat up in bed and noticed that there were two lizards.The Lady Doc|Caroline Lockhart
Towards evening we passed the Lizard, to see land no more till we should descry it on the other side of the Atlantic.Pencil Sketches|Eliza Leslie
British Dictionary definitions for lizard (1 of 2)
- leather made from the skin of such an animal
- (as modifier)a lizard handbag
Word Origin for lizard
British Dictionary definitions for lizard (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for lizard
"an animal resembling a serpent, with legs added to it" [Johnson], late 14c., lusarde, from Anglo-French lusard, Old French laisarde "lizard" (Modern French lézard), from Latin lacertus (fem. lacerta) "lizard," of unknown origin, perhaps from PIE root *leq- "to bend, twist" [Klein].