vizard

or vis·ard

[ viz-erd ]
/ ˈvɪz ərd /

noun

Archaic. a mask or visor.

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Origin of vizard

1545–55; variant of visor; see -ard

OTHER WORDS FROM vizard

viz·ard·ed, adjectiveun·viz·ard·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vizard

vizard
/ (ˈvɪzəd) /

noun

archaic, or literary a means of disguise; mask; visor

Derived forms of vizard

vizarded, adjective

Word Origin for vizard

C16: variant of visor
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