Definition of Guisards
1. guisard [n] - See also: guisard
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Literary usage of Guisards
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"J Begot our Cov'naut; guisards got the Whig: OUR play 's a parallel: the Holy League Whate'er our hot-brain'd sheriffs did advance, Was, like our fashions, ..."
2. Scottish Notes and Queries edited by John Bulloch (1889)
"The guisards of Scotland, MS Bibliography of Peterhead Periodical Literature, .. 147 Epitaphs and Inscriptions in St. Nicholas Church and The Isle of Loch ..."
3. Furth in Field: A Volume of Essays on the Life, Language and Literature of by James Logie Robertson, James Thomson, Robert Burns (1894)
"Part of the fun—no inconsiderable part—on the entertainers' side was to identify the guisards. Young people of very tender age were allowed by their parents ..."
4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1869)
"There was a jingle and a stamp of horses in the court, which could hardly bo daylight echoes of the Templars. Berenger feared that the guisards might have ..."
5. A Literary History of Scotland by John Hepburn Millar (1903)
"For an interesting account of the guisards as they used to be and of the plays they used to act, within living memory, see the Scotsman, ..."