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sord

[sawrd]
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noun
  1. a flight or flock of mallards.
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  • Let our sords be drawn together in the caus of freedom and an outraged country, my own.

    Prince Ricardo of Pantouflia

    Andrew Lang


Word Origin and History for sords

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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