[ vah-wawrd, vou-awrd ]
/ ˈvɑˌwɔrd, ˈvaʊ ɔrd /

noun Archaic.

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Origin of vaward

1325–75; Middle English, variant of va(u)mwarde, vantward, aphetic for avantward < Anglo-French avantwarde, equivalent to avant (see avaunt) + warde < Old English weard ward Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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