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caird

 (kârd)
n. Scots
An itinerant tinker.

[Scottish Gaelic ceard, tinker, smith, from Old Irish cerd, artisan, skill.]

caird

(kɛəd; Scottish kerd)
n
obsolete Scot a travelling tinker; vagrant
[C17: from Scottish Gaelic; related to Welsh cerdd craft]
References in classic literature ?
I'll make sae bauld, miss, au to chairge ye wi' that bit caird.
The CNA initially endorsed Caird and Snow, paying each candidate's $2,100 filing fee, but according to Caird, local union organizers have withdrawn their support of him and are now backing Parazo as a more viable candidate.
The film shows the Fab Four playing at Dundee's Caird Hall in October 1964.
It was a special night, supporting your friends in your home town on such a stage as the Caird Hall.
Professor George Caird, Jacqueline Ross, Stephen Maddock, Paul Sabapathy
They just did a marvelous job bringing the characters to life,'' said director Lawrence Caird.
Parazo, Snow and fellow challenger Lawrence Caird blasted the trustees for long emergency room waits for patients, for spending tens of thousands of dollars fighting a nurse unionization effort and for making it harder to fire top administrator Mathew Abraham.
But Mr Caird said last night: "That doesn't stack up.
He hits the Caird Hall in Dundee and then heads to Glasgow for sold out gigs at the O2 Academy.
The review of music tuition by Birmingham Conservatoire principal George Caird warned more resources, greater collaboration between training providers and better opportunities were needed if the region's music sector is to thrive.
Starring are Robert Wagner as Lenny, Jeanie Stegman as Claire, Larry Caird as Ken, Nancy Lincors as Chris, Wayne Berry as Ernie, Jane Combs as Cookie, Navid Negaard as Glen, Michelle Field as Cassie, Kim Jacobs as Officer Welch and Chris Camilleri as Officer Pudney.
Her father is playwright and stage director John Caird, her mother is theatre star Frances Ruffelle and her grandmother is Sylvia Young, who runs a stage school.