mazard

noun
maz·ard | \ˈma-zərd \
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Definition of mazard 

chiefly dialectal

: head, face

Examples of mazard in a Sentence

Granny threatened to whop me on the mazard if I didn't start minding my manners.

First Known Use of mazard

circa 1595, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mazard

obsolete English mazard mazer, alteration of English mazer

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Mazarin

mazarine

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