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mazard

[maz-erd] /ˈmæz ərd/
noun
1.
Archaic.
  1. head.
  2. face.
2.
Obsolete. a mazer.
Origin of mazard
1595-1605
1595-1605; maz(er) + -ard
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  • But Capt. mazard thought he could saw them out of sections of fifteen-inch plank with the wood-saw.

    Left on Labrador Charles Asbury Stephens
  • Capt. mazard and the men were leaning over the rail, waiting.

    Left on Labrador Charles Asbury Stephens
  • Capt. mazard declined to sail uninsured unless we would take the risk.

    Left on Labrador Charles Asbury Stephens
  • "Don't say too much; they may come back," Capt. mazard observed.

    Left on Labrador Charles Asbury Stephens
  • Capt. mazard stood with clinched hands watching them, every muscle and nerve tense as wire.

    Left on Labrador Charles Asbury Stephens
  • "Capt. mazard won't leave us here if he lives and has his liberty," said Raed.

    Left on Labrador Charles Asbury Stephens
  • Capt. mazard's honest, brave face glowing with pleasure, and all the rest of the crew hearty with rough affection!

    Left on Labrador Charles Asbury Stephens
  • I have often thought of this remark of Capt. mazard since, when reading some of the "strong points" of our worthy scientists.

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  • "I should say that it did, decidedly," Capt. mazard replied.

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  • Capt. mazard soon appeared with the iron and the flannel; at sight of which the exclamation of "Chymo!"

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British Dictionary definitions for mazard

mazard

/ˈmæzəd/
noun
1.
an obsolete word for the head, skull
2.
another word for mazer
Word Origin
C17: altered from mazer
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