costard

noun

cos·​tard ˈkä-stərd How to pronounce costard (audio)
1
: any of several large English cooking apples
2
archaic : noddle, pate

Word History

Etymology

Middle English

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of costard was in the 13th century

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Cite this Entry

“Costard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/costard. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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