hasart

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabic الزّهر (az-zahr, the dice).

Noun[edit]

hasart m (oblique plural hasarz or hasartz, nominative singular hasarz or hasartz, nominative plural hasart)

  1. hazard (game)
    • circa 1155, Wace, Le Roman de Brut:
      Auquant demandent dez et tables :
      Tex i a joent a hasart
      Some asked for dice and tables
      They played hazard
  2. a score of six in a game of hazard
  3. risk; danger; hazard

Descendants[edit]