dastard

noun
das·​tard | \ ˈda-stərd How to pronounce dastard (audio) \

Definition of dastard

1 : coward
2 : a person who acts treacherously or underhandedly

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the villain of the story is a dastard indeed

First Known Use of dastard

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for dastard

Middle English

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The first known use of dastard was in the 15th century

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“Dastard.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dastard. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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