Whinyard

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Whinyard A sword, or hanger.
    • Whinyard (Zoöl) The poachard.
    • Whinyard (Zoöl) The shoveler.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n whinyard A sword or hanger.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Whinyard . See Whinger.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Prov. E. & Scot. whingar, whinger,; perhaps from AS. winn, contention, war + geard, gyrd, a staff, rod, yard; or cf. AS. hwīnan, to whistle, E. whine,