DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a metathesis of Middle Dutch bret (table; plank). Related to Dutch bord (board). Cognate with German Brett (board; plank).

NounEdit

berd n (plural berden, diminutive berdje n)

  1. (archaic) table
  2. (Flemish) plank

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • [2] berden

Related termsEdit



Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English beard, from Proto-Germanic *bardaz.

NounEdit

berd (plural berds)

  1. beard

DescendantsEdit

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