Mazard Maz"ard, n. [Cf. F. merise a wild cherry.] (Bot.) A kind of small black cherry. [1913 Webster]

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  • Mazard — Maz ard, n. [Prob. fr. mazer, the head being compared to a large goblet.] The jaw; the head or skull. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mazard — Maz ard, v. t., To knock on the head. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mazard — [maz′ərd] n. [altered (infl. by ARD) < MAZER] Obs. 1. a mazer 2. a) the head or skull b) the face …   English World dictionary

  • mazard — or mazzard noun Etymology: obsolete English mazard mazer, alteration of English mazer Date: 1602 chiefly dialect head, face …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mazard — noun Head; skull. And now my Lady Worms, chapless and knocked about the mazard with a sextons spade …   Wiktionary

  • mazard — /maz euhrd/, n. 1. Archaic. a. head. b. face. 2. Obs. a mazer. [1595 1605; MAZ(ER) + ARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • mazard — maz·ard …   English syllables

  • mazard — /ˈmæzəd/ (say mazuhd) noun a wild sweet cherry, Prunus avium, used as a rootstock for cultivated varieties of cherries. Also, mazzard. {earlier mazer, from Old French masere, of Germanic origin (compare Middle High German maser maple) …   Australian English dictionary

  • mazard — n. (also mazzard) 1 the wild sweet cherry, Prunus avium, of Europe. 2 archaic a head or face. Etymology: alt. of MAZER …   Useful english dictionary

  • Claire Mazard — est une auteure de littérature pour la jeunesse. Elle est originaire du midi et habite Paris depuis l’âge de vingt ans. Elle a publié une quarantaine de récits, pour petits et pour adolescents, aux éditions Syros, Casterman, Nathan, Bayard, Oskar …   Wikipédia en Français

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