vaward

noun
va·​ward | \ ˈvau̇-ˌȯrd How to pronounce vaward (audio) , -ˌwȯrd \

Definition of vaward

archaic
: the foremost part : forefront the vaward of our youth— William Shakespeare

First Known Use of vaward

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vaward

Middle English vauntwarde, vanwarde, vaward, borrowed from Anglo-French *vantwarde, vantgarde vanguard

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“Vaward.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vaward. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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