vizard

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noun viz·ard \ˈvi-zərd, -ˌzärd\

Definition of vizard

  1. 1 :  a mask for disguise or protection

  2. 2 :  disguise, guise

Origin and Etymology of vizard

alteration of Middle English viser mask, visor


First Known Use: circa 1555



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