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Sunday, November 13, 2011

Definitions for lyard

  1. Streaked or spotted with gray or white.

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Citations for lyard
Referring again to the color of medieval horses, white or grey, which was called “lyard”—were the favourite colors... Walter Clifford Meller, A Knight's Life in Days of Chivalry
The best color for a stallion, is brown bay dappled, dapple gray, bright bay, or white lyard. Gervase Markham, Cavelarice
Origin of lyard
1300-1350
Lyard is from the Old French liart. However its meaning before that is unknown.