sord

[sawrd]
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noun

a flight or flock of mallards.

Nearby words

  1. sorcerer,
  2. sorceress,
  3. sorcerous,
  4. sorcerously,
  5. sorcery,
  6. sordello,
  7. sordes,
  8. sordid,
  9. sordidly,
  10. sordino

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Word Origin and History for sord

sord

n.

"flock of mallards," 15c., perhaps from sord (v.) "to take flight," from Old French sordre "arise, stand up," from Latin surgere "to rise" (see surge (n.)).

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