noun, plural Sa·voy·ards [suh-voi-erdz, sav-oi-ahrdz; French sa-vwa-yar] /səˈvɔɪ ərdz, ˌsæv ɔɪˈɑrdz; French sa vwaˈyar/.
Origin of Savoyard
Examples from the Web for savoyard
They perplexed him as a politician intent upon order, and they afflicted him sorely as an ardent disciple of the Savoyard Vicar.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 1 of 3)|John Morley
He has never advanced a step, but is wood-cutting and rail-splitting in the bush, like a poor Savoyard.A Boy's Voyage Round the World|The Son of Samuel Smiles
I stood before the fine tomb with its fine epitaph: the Savoyard looked at me wistfully.The Caxtons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
It is the modern Savoyard hurdy-gurdy, as we still more improperly term it; for the hurdy-gurdy is quite a different instrument.Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)|Dawson Turner
He shackled the beast like a small Savoyard bear, and led him home with a leash.Acrobats and Mountebanks|Hugues Le Roux