Byard
Byard By"ard, n. A piece of leather crossing the breast, used by the men who drag sledges in coal mines. [1913 Webster]

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  • byard — Mining. (ˈbaɪəd) A leather strap crossing the breast, used by the men who drag wagons in coal mines. in Craig; and in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Paul Byard — (1939 2008) was a lawyer and an architect. He was born on August 30, 1939 in New York into an educationally successful family. His father was a lawyer and his mother was a teacher of English at Columbia University. Byard graduated from Yale… …   Wikipedia

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