Middle English tord, turd, from Old English tord; akin to Middle Dutch tort dung and probably to Old English teran to tear — more at tear entry 1
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
“Turd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turd. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.
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