mazard

noun

maz·​ard ˈma-zərd How to pronounce mazard (audio)
variants or mazzard
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.

Word History

Etymology

obsolete English mazard mazer, alteration of English mazer

First Known Use

circa 1595, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mazard was circa 1595

Dictionary Entries Near mazard

Cite this Entry

“Mazard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mazard. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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