Definition of Bearward

1. n. A keeper of bears. See Bearherd.



Definition of Bearward

1. Noun. A keeper of bears. ¹

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Definition of Bearward

1. a bear keeper [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bearward

bearproofing
bears
bears down
bears on
bears out
bears up
bears upon
bears witness
bearship
bearsite
bearskin
bearskins
bearthite
beartrap
beartraps
bearward (current term)
bearwards
bearwood
bearwoods
beast of burden
beast of prey
beastdom
beasted
beasten
beastes
beasthood
beastial
beastiality

Literary usage of Bearward

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1. Tudor Tracts, 1532-1588 by Albert Frederick Pollard (1903)
"When the bearward had the Book in his custody, being TW* BeĀ». an arrant Papist, ... Sur A rticles, made much ado ; and told the bearward that whosoever ..."

2. An English Garner: Ingatherings from Our History and Literature (1896)
"IT"s bearward, now the Queen's Majesty), ere that the Secretary could come to ... Six A rticles,ma.de much ado; and told the bearward that whosoever claimed ..."

3. The Lancashire Lieutenancy Under the Tudors and Stuarts: The Civil and by John Harland (1859)
"The fifth Earl of Northumberland had his bearward, whose annual pay was 203., ... Whether Garstang maintained a bearward in 1638, or it was only the fixed ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1865)
"... For fetching 2 more Bears, is. ; bearward, 15. ... The last item of a payment to the bearward was in 1666, when he received the sum of U ..."

5. The Cheshire Sheaf ...: Being Local Gleanings, Historical and Antiquarian by Francis Sanders, William Fergusson Irvine, J. Brownbill (1880)
"The Clerk's son being the Town's bearward, and the Bear dying about a fortnight before the Wakes, he applied to the Corporation to purchase another Bruin. ..."

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