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lyard

[ lahy-erd ]
/ ˈlaɪ ərd /
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adjective Chiefly Scot.
streaked or spotted with gray or white.
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Also ly·art [lahy-ert]. /ˈlaɪ ərt/.

Origin of lyard

1300–50; Middle English <Middle French, Old French liart
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How to use lyard in a sentence

  • The carter presently calls this horse myn oughne lyard (grey) boy.

    Chaucer for Children|Mrs. H. R. Haweis
  • Favelle was the mediaeval name for a chestnut horse, as Bayard for a bay, and Lyard for a grey.

    Robin Tremayne|Emily Sarah Holt
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