fleard

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *flērdą, *flērdō (vanity, wandering, deceit). Cognate with Old Norse flǣrd (fraud, deceit), Icelandic flærð (deceit), Swedish flärd (vanity, frivolity, flamboyance).

NounEdit

fleard n

  1. fraud, deceit, trickery, deception
  2. folly, nonsense
  3. vanity
  4. superstition

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • ġefleard

Derived termsEdit

  • fleardere

Related termsEdit

  • fleardian

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 28 August 2013, at 14:57