limpard

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From limp +‎ -ard.

Noun[edit]

limpard (plural limpards)

  1. (archaic) One who limps; a cripple.
    • 1928, Morris Bishop, A gallery of eccentrics:
      For most translators are, as Sir Thomas himself would have it, but sottish and doting fresh-water sophisters, gouty limpards, and a thousand worse things, for they turn the strong brews of their originals into thin vinegarish liquors.