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Bay·ard

 (bā′ərd, bī′-, bä-yär′), Seigneur de Originally Pierre Terrail. 1473-1524.
French military hero known for his fearlessness and chivalry in the Italian campaigns of Charles VIII, Louis XII, and Francis I.

Bayard

(ˈbeɪəd)
n
(European Myth & Legend) a legendary horse that figures prominently in medieval romance

Bayard

(ˈbeɪəd; French bajar)
n
(Biography) Chevalier de (ʃəvalje də), original name Pierre de Terrail. ?1473–1524, French soldier, known as le chevalier sans peur et sans reproche (the fearless and irreproachable knight)

Ba•yard

(ˈbeɪ ərd; Fr. baˈyar)

n.
Pierre Terrail, Seigneur de, ( “the knight without fear and without reproach” ), 1473–1524, French soldier.
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Noun1.Bayard - French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
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We shall have a day of it to-day, Bayard, my beauty; but we'll do our duty as we have done.
Bayard Taylor, who could interpret the dim reasonings of animals, and understood their moral natures better than most men, would have found some way to make this poor old chap forget his troubles for a while, but we have not his kindly art, and so had to leave the raven to his griefs.
Nor ends his glory here, for his good steed Doth Brillador and Bayard far exceed; As mettled steeds compared with Rocinante, The reputation they have won is scanty.
Your name is celebrated, your position magnificent; and then the Comte de Morcerf is a soldier, and it is pleasing to see the integrity of a Bayard united to the poverty of a Duguesclin; disinterestedness is the brightest ray in which a noble sword can shine.
Is it a fact that at the weights Bayard could give the other a hundred yards in five furlongs, and that the stable have put their money on him?
His friends frequently wrangle warmly as to whether he is most like Bayard, Lancelot, or Happy Hooligan.
In twenty horses for saddle and draught, which I have particularly at my chateau of Pierrefonds, and which are called - Bayard, Roland, Charlemagne, Pepin, Dunois, La Hire, Ogier, Samson, Milo, Nimrod, Urganda, Armida, Flastrade, Dalilah, Rebecca, Yolande, Finette, Grisette, Lisette, and Musette.
Pierre Joseph Genestas was an unostentatious kind of Bayard.
The pictures which fill the imagination in reading the actions of Pericles, Xenophon, Columbus, Bayard, Sidney, Hampden, teach us how needlessly mean our life is; that we, by the depth of our living, should deck it with more than regal or national splendor, and act on principles that should interest man and nature in the length of our days.
With establishing this office Bayards aims to serve its clients in the Gulf region.
I say "more or less" because although Bayard Sartoris alone narrates the action in The Unvanquished, there are multiple Bayards implied within that act of narration, a problem to which I will turn in a moment.