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Hayward

[hey-werd] /ˈheɪ wərd/
noun
1.
Leland, 1902–71, U.S. theatrical producer.
2.
a city in central California, SE of Oakland.
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British Dictionary definitions for leland hayward

hayward

/ˈheɪˌwɔːd/
noun
1.
(Brit, obsolete) a parish officer in charge of enclosures and fences
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Word Origin and History for leland hayward

Hayward

proper name, from Old English hege-weard "guardian of the fence/hedge." His original duties seem to have been protecting the fences around the Lammas lands, when enclosed, to prevent cattle from breaking in while the crops grew.

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