sceard

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skardą, participle form of *skar- (shear). Cognate with Old Saxon skard, Old High German Old High German scart, Old Norse skarðr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sċeard

  1. notched, chipped, broken

Noun[edit]

sċeard n

  1. notch, gap
  2. shard, sherd

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Shard and Sherd, in the Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, 1974 edition