mazard

mazard

[maz-erd]
noun
1.
Archaic.
a.
b.
2.
Obsolete. a mazer.

Origin:
1595–1605; maz(er) + -ard

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mazard or mazzard (ˈmæzəd)
 
n
1.  head an obsolete word for the skull
2.  another word for mazer
 
[C17: altered from mazer]
 
mazzard or mazzard
 
n
 
[C17: altered from mazer]

mazer, mazard or mazzard (ˈmeɪzə, ˈmæzəd)
 
n
obsolete a large hardwood drinking bowl
 
[C12: from Old French masere, of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse mösurr maple]
 
mazard, mazard or mazzard
 
n
 
[C12: from Old French masere, of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse mösurr maple]
 
mazzard, mazard or mazzard
 
n
 
[C12: from Old French masere, of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse mösurr maple]

mazzard or mazard (ˈmæzəd)
 
n
a wild sweet cherry tree, Prunus avium, often used as a grafting stock for cultivated cherries
 
[C16: perhaps related to mazer]
 
mazard or mazard
 
n
 
[C16: perhaps related to mazer]

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