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staggard

[ stag-erd ]
/ ˈstæg ərd /
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noun

a four-year-old male red deer.

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Also stag·gart [stag-ert]. /ˈstæg ərt/.

Origin of staggard

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at stag, -ard
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British Dictionary definitions for staggard

staggard
/ (ˈstæɡəd) /

noun

a male red deer in the fourth year of life

Word Origin for staggard

C15: see stag, -ard
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