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noun (1)


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noun (2)

chiefly dialectal

Examples of pard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web
Reichardt will receive the Locarno pard on Aug. 12 in Locarno’s Piazza Grande. Nick Vivarelli, Variety, 13 Apr. 2022

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Word History


Noun (1)

Middle English parde, from Anglo-French pard, from Latin pardus, from Greek pardos

Noun (2)

short for pardner

First Known Use

Noun (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pard was in the 14th century

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“Pard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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