yaud
yawd \yawd\ (y[add]d), n. [Cf. Icel. jalda a mare, E. jade a nag.] A jade; an old horse or mare. [Written also {yaud}.] [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Grose. [1913 Webster]

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  • Yaud — Yaud, n. See {Yawd}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yaud — /yawd, yahd/, n. Scot. and North Eng. a mare, esp. an old, worn out one. [1350 1400; ME yald < ON jalda mare] * * * …   Universalium

  • yaud — I Cleveland Dialect List a nag, a mare II North Country (Newcastle) Words a horse, a jade …   English dialects glossary

  • yaud — A worn out or old horse …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • yaud —  a horse, a jade. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • yaud — ˈyȯd, ˈyäd noun ( s) Etymology: earlier yald, from Old Norse jalda mare, of Finno Ugric origin; akin to Mordvin elde, äldä mare chiefly Scotland : mare …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Jade — Jade, n. [OE. jade; cf. Prov. E. yaud, Scot. yade, yad, yaud, Icel. jalda a mare.] [1913 Webster] 1. A mean or tired horse; a worthless nag. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Tired as a jade in overloaden cart. Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yawd — (y[add]d), n. [Cf. Icel. jalda a mare, E. jade a nag.] A jade; an old horse or mare. [Written also {yaud}.] [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] Grose. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mounting block — A mounting block, horse block, or in Scots a loupin on stane[1] is an assistance for mounting and dismounting a horse or cart, especially for the young, elderly or infirm. They were especially useful for women riding sidesaddle, allowing a horse… …   Wikipedia

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