rerd

noun
variants: or rerde \ ˈre(ə)rd \
plural -s

Definition of rerd

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal
: a noisy cry : din, clamor, roar
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of rerd (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal
: to make a noise : cry out : roar

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History and Etymology for rerd

Noun

Middle English, from Old English reord voice, speech; akin to Old High German rarta modulation, Old Norse rödd voice, Gothic razda tongue, speech, Sanskrit rasati he roars, yells

Intransitive verb

Middle English rerden to roar, speak, from Old English reordian to speak, from reord, noun

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“Rerd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rerd. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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