caird

noun
\ ˈkerd How to pronounce caird (audio) \
plural cairds

Definition of caird

Scotland
: a traveling tinker also : tramp, wanderer

First Known Use of caird

circa 1650, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for caird

Scottish Gaelic ceard craftsman; akin to Greek kerdos profit

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