[ sawrd ]

  1. a flight or flock of mallards.

Origin of sord

First recorded in 1425–50; late Middle English sourde; origin uncertain; perhaps from Middle English so(u)rden “to arise, originate, come (from), soar up (of a hawk),” from Old French so(u)rdre, from Latin surgere “to rise, get up”

Words Nearby sord Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sord in a sentence

  • I'm gwine to bring yer a yankee sord when we whups em and drives um tuther side o' de Pokomuc river.'

    The Broken Sword | Dennison Worthington
  • Hed hand Fosh his sord or whissel or whatever it is that Generals carry nowdays.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!" | Edward Streeter