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liard (plural liards)
- (historical) A small French coin, equivalent to a quarter of a sou.
1819, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe:
- I waited — not to share the booty, for, so help me God and Saint Withold! as neither I nor any of mine will touch the value of a liard, — I waited but to render my thanks to thee and to thy bold yeomen, for the life and honour ye have saved.