gord

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Perhaps hollow, and so named in allusion to a gourd.

Noun[edit]

gord (plural gords)

  1. (obsolete) An instrument of gaming; a sort of dice.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Beaumont and Fletcher to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Dutch[edit]

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Verb[edit]

gord

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gorden
  2. imperative of gorden

Indo-Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese gordo (fat), from Old Portuguese gordo, from Latin gurdus.

Adjective[edit]

gord

  1. (Diu) fat (carrying a larger than normal amount of fat on one’s body)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Trasê tamêm um vaquinh bem gord e matá par nós comê e par nós regalá:
      Bring also a small and very fat cow and kill (it) for us to eat and for us to feast on:

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gъrdъ

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gȏrd (definite gȏrdī, comparative gordiji, Cyrillic spelling го̑рд)

  1. proud
  2. arrogant

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ponosan