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Etymology 1Edit

Hanse (merchant guild; the Hanseatic League) + -ard (suffix forming agent nouns, especially pejorative ones).[1]

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Hansard

  1. A surname​.

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Hansard (plural Hansards)

  1. (historical) A member of a Hanse (merchant guild), or a resident of a Hanse town.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Hansard, the surname of Thomas Curson Hansard (1776–1833),[2] an English printer who inherited the business of printing reports of parliamentary debates and proceedings from his father Luke Hansard (1752–1828). T. C. Hansard added his name of the title of the reports from 1829, and from about 1859 they began to be referred to generically as “Hansards”.

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Hansard (plural Hansards)

  1. (chiefly Britain, Commonwealth of Nations) The official report of debates and other proceedings in the British and some Commonwealth parliaments.
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