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willyard

[wil-yerd] /ˈwɪl yərd/
adjective, Scot. and North England
1.
obstinate; willful.
Also, willyart
[wil-yert] /ˈwɪl yərt/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; (earlier) wild, awkward, bewildered, derivative of Scots, dial. will gone astray, perplexed (Middle English < Old Norse villr), perhaps with -ard, though formation is unclear; later influenced by will2 and wayward
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